NYC Honorary Street Names
Town Hall Way (Manhattan)
Present name:West 43rd Street
Location:The north side of West 43rd Street between Sixth Avenue and Broadway.
Honoree: This naming marked the 75th anniversary of Town Hall, which is the site of many important lectures, civic events, and musical performances. Speakers here have included Winston Churchill and Eleanor Roosevelt. The 1,500-seat hall was built by the League for Political Education, an organization of women active in the suffrage movement. Opened in 1921, it is now a National Historic Landmark.
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