NYC Honorary Street Names


Tillie Tarantino Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of Conselyea Street and Leonard Street
Honoree: Tillie Tarantino (1931-2013) was a community activist in Williamsburg. She was the founding member of the Conselyea Street Block Association; the first Executive Director of the Swinging 60ís Senior Center for 30 years; and a leader in the Italian American movement of north Brooklyn. She was an active member of Community Board 1 and was a founding member of Greenpoint Renaissance Enterprise Corporation, a group of local organizations joining together to address a broad range of housing and healthcare issues facing the community. (Reynoso)

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