NYC Honorary Street Names


Justice Arthur M. Schack Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of Ridge Boulevard and 89th Street
Honoree: Arthur Schack (d. 2014) was known as a “champion for the little guy” in foreclosure cases.A former teacher at Bay Ridge High School, he became a judge when he was elected to the Kings County Criminal Court. He served as legal counsel to the Major League Baseball Players Association and president of the Kings County American Inn of Court. In 2008, he refused to allow 13 out of 14 foreclosures, dismissing 12 cases outright. In 2009, he dismissed nearly half of the foreclosures brought to court which earned him respect from struggling homeowners. He served on Community Board 10 from 1983 to 1998 and served as chair for three years. He was a member of the Stars and Stripes Democratic Club. (Brannan)

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