NYC Honorary Street Names

Ramones

THE RAMONES WAY (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of 67th Avenue and 110th Street in front of the main entrance of Forest Hills High School
Honoree: This co-naming honors the legendary punk rock band The Ramones. Formed in 1974, the original lineup consisted of John Cummings (Johnny Ramone), Jeffrey Hyman (Joey Ramone), Douglas Colvin (Dee Dee Ramone) and Thomas Erdelyi (Tommy Ramone). All four of the original members had attended Forest Hills High School. The Ramones are often cited as one of the original pioneers of the punk rock sound and were a major influence on the 1970ís punk movement in the United States and Great Britain. (Koslowitz)
LL:2016/92


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