NYC Honorary Street Names

School Settlement

School Settlement Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:Jackson Street
Location:Between Manhattan Avenue and Leonard Street
Honoree: Founded as School Settlement Association in 1901 and incorporated under that name in 1906, the organization was housed at 148 Jackson Street. In 1914, aided by a generous donation from Ms. Elvia Zabriskie it moved to its present building at 120 Jackson Street. Its programs are designed to supplement the education local youth receive in public school. They include homework help, arts and crafts, computer instruction, literacy and structured recreation.

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