NYC Honorary Street Names


Sal Saraceno Way (Queens)
Present name:45th Avenue
Location:Between 21st Street and 23rd Street
Honoree: Salvatore Saraceno (1930-1994?), a printer and lithographer, moved to Long Island City in 1958 and began buying and renovating brownstones. He served on Community Board 2 and was instrumental in creating John F. Murray Playground from what had been a rubble-strewn lot. He was also a leader in obtaining the designation of the Hunters Point Historic District, the first Historic District in the Borough of Queens.

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