NYC Honorary Street Names


Russell D. Ramsey Memorial Triangle (Brooklyn)
Present name:None
Location:South side of Empire Boulevard and Washington Avenue
Honoree: Russell D. Ramsey (1929-1992) joined the NYFD as a Fire Alarm Dispatcher and was the first African American to be promoted to Chief Dispatcher. He was also an expert on firehouse history and architecture, and served on advisory committees of the New York Fire Museum and the Brooklyn Historical Society.

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