NYC Honorary Street Names


Hermena Rowe Street (Manhattan)
Present name:None
Location:At the southwest corner of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard and 122nd Street
Honoree: Hermena Rowe (1929-2005), concerned about conditions in her children’s’ schools, became active in their PTAs. She went on to work for the Center for Early Childhood Programs and the East Harlem Scholarship Program She was an active member of several Harlem community organizations, including HARYOU-ACT and Community Board 10, and on the board of the Family Planning and Addicts Rehabilitation Center (ARC).

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