NYC Honorary Street Names

Prince Hall

Prince Hall Plaza (Manhattan)
Present name:West 155th Street
Location:between St. Nicholas Avenue and Amsterdam Avenue
Honoree: Organized in 1812 in New York City, the Prince Hall Masonic Lodge is the third oldest African-American organization in New York. It is named in honor of Prince Hall (1735-1807) a black social activist of the Post-Revolutionary Era and the principal founder of black Freemasonry in America.

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