NYC Honorary Street Names


Present name:
Honoree: This street renaming was requested by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3427 and the Cedar Grove Civic Homeowners Association, honors the many veterans, men and women, who have served in military actions throughout the world.
LL:2001/ 60
Veterans Memorial Boulevard (Queens)
Present name:Shore Boulevard
Location:Ditmars Boulevard to Astoria Park South
Honoree: This designation marked the 75th anniversary of the dedication of the Veterans Memorial Monument, erected in 1926 by the citizens of Astoria and Long Island City to honor American soldiers who died in World War I.
Veterans Memorial Plaza (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:Plaza Within Joe Sabba Park
Honoree: See Joe Sabba Park.
Veterans Memorial Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:Whitney Avenue
Location:Between Gerritsen Avenue and Burnett Street
Honoree: This location is part of the route for many parades by groups honoring the nationís veterans. Among these are the Argonne Marine Park Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #107, the American Legion, the Marine Corps League, Jewish War Veterans, Catholic War Veterans, Korean War Veterans, Vietnam War Veterans and Disabled American Veterans.
Veterans Way (Manhattan)
Present name:First Avenue
Location:between East 23rd Street and East 25th Street
Honoree: Manhattan's V.A. hospital is affiliated with the New York University Medical Center and is the home of all of the administration's cardiac and neurosurgical care in the metropolitan region. It is regarded by medical experts as a star in the nation's constellation of veterans' hospitals.

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