NYC Honorary Street Names


Maria Thomson Way (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:Intersection of Jamaica Avenue and Forest Parkway
Honoree: Maria Thomson (d. 2018) was a strong community advocate and leader. She served as president of the 102nd Precinct Community Council; executive director of the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation; and founder of the Woodhaven Business Improvement District. She was also a member of Community Board 9 and of the Woodhaven Residentsí Block Association. She was the founder of the Woodhaven Residentsí Security Patrol and was the first person to be named 102nd Precinct Honorary Police Officer of the Month. She also worked actively to keep Fire Engine Company 293 open during the Bloomberg administration. (Ulrich and Holden)

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