NYC Honorary Street Names


Carl David Richardson Foundation Way (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of 228th Street and Merrick Boulevard
Honoree: Carl David Richardson (1994-2014) was killed during an altercation at a barber shop. Before his death, he was adamant about helping his community and participated in many voluntary activities, including time he spent at PS 46 in Bayside, Queens, assisting children with activities and helping the school’s occupational therapist, which he was pursuing a career in. The Carl David Richardson Foundation (CDR) was founded in April 2014 to educate people on how to resolve conflicts peacefully. The Foundation holds motivational speeches, seminars and workshops. Since then, The CDR Foundation has provided an open forum where our youth are able to “Let’s Talk” during our Teen Summit. CDR Foundation Inc. has a youth activity schedule, which includes Youth empowerment forum, Conflict Resolution Discussion, Parent Involvement, Health & Wellness Awareness, Salsa & Zumba, Mental Health Training, Self-Image, Health Relationship, Drug Awareness, How to Prepare Healthy Meals, Bullying & College Preparation. (Richards)
Marjorie Richardson Street (Brooklyn)
Present name:Fountain Avenue
Location:Sutter Avenue and Linden Boulevard
Honoree: Marjorie Richardson (b. 1935) with her husband and sons, moved to Cypress Hills Houses in 1961, where she became active in the tenant association. She became Director of the Youth Patrol, developed other after-school activities for children and served as member of Community Board 5, among other community organizations. (RGPR)

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