NYC Honorary Street Names


Larry Savinkin Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of Brighton Beach Avenue and Coney Island Avenue
Honoree: Larry Savinkin (1955-2017) came to Brooklyn in 1996 from Odessa, Ukraine. A former computer programmer, he worked for the U.S. Census Bureau and was a Community Liaison for former Congressman Bob Turner and later Rep. Hakeem Jeffries. He was a project manager at the Jewish Association for Serving the Aging (JASA), which serves older adults of all races, religions and economic backgrounds. For over 20 years, he was involved in organizations including the September 11 Family Group, the Brighton Beach Business Improvement District, The Holocaust Memorial Committee, Odessa Community of New York, and Brooklyn's Community Board 13. He also built a 9/11 Memorial at Asser Levy Park in Brooklyn and organized an event every year around 9/11 dedicated to the memory of his son Vladimir and many others. (Deutsch and Treyger)

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