NYC Honorary Street Names


Rabbi Avraham Schechter Way (Queens)
Present name:72nd Drive
Location:Between 147th Street and 150th Street
Honoree: Rabbi Schechter moved to Kew Garden Hills in 1961 where he became both a community and spiritual leader. He was a member of Community Board 8 for 26 years, and Area Chairman of the Zoning Committee. He also co-founded the Jewish Action Committee, United Yeshiva, and was editor of the Voice of Mid-Queens newspaper.

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