NYC Honorary Street Names


Jack Rudin Way (Manhattan)
Present name:East 51st Street
Location:Between Lexington Avenue and Park Avenue
Honoree: Jack Rudin (1924-2016) was an owner and developer of New York real estate and one of our city's most prominent civic and philanthropic leaders . As president and chairman of Rudin Management, he oversaw the design and construction of major office towers such as 345 Park Avenue, 1 Battery Park Plaza, and Three Times Square. During World War II, he served as a Staff Sergeant under General George Patton. He was a member of The Rolling W, 89th Infantry Division, and was among the soldiers who liberated Nazi concentration camps. He later received the Bronze Star for heroic and meritorious service in combat. He, along with his brother, provided the initial sponsorship for the New York Marathon and its trophy is named in memory of their father. He also served on the boards of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, the American Museum of Natural History, and Congregation Shearith Israel. (Powers)
Lewis Rudin Way (Manhattan)
Present name:East 52nd Street
Location:Lexington Avenue and Park Avenue
Honoree: Lewis Rudin (1927-2001) was co-chairman one of the New York’s leading real estate firms and co-founder the Association For A Better New York.

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