NYC Honorary Street Names


Sol Soskin Way (Queens)
Present name:215th Street
Location:Between 45th Road and Northern Boulevard
Honoree: Sol Soskin (d. 2009) earned two Purple Hearts in World War II as a member of the Allied Forces that liberated Rome and a Nazi concentration camp in Salzburg, Austria. He went on to be an active member of Community Board 11 for over 30 years and president of the 111th Precinct Council for over 50 years.

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