NYC Honorary Street Names

Poor Freddie’s

Poor Freddie’s Avenue (Queens)
Present name:129th Avenue
Location:Between Merrick Boulevard and 174th Street
Honoree: Freddie Dill, Sr. was a role model for entrepreneurs and a valued and active member of his community. When he moved to Jamaica, Queens, he met Clarence Shackelford who taught him the trade of landscaping. Freddie went on to own and run a towing service, a tire center, a take-out and catering establishment and finally, an auto center.

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