NYC Honorary Street Names
Ceferino Viera Boulevard (Brooklyn)
Present name:44th Street
Location:Between 2nd Avenue and 4th Avenue.
Honoree: Ceferino Viera (1922-1991) was a decorated veteran of World War II and Korea. A retired cab driver, he was also a community activist who tried to rid his block of drug dealers. On April 16, 1991 he was run over and killed in front of his house by a van driven by a known drug dealer.
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