NYC Honorary Street Names


Leonard and Harriet Walit Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:None
Location:The northwest corner of the intersection of State Street and Nevins Street
Honoree: Leonard and Harriet Walit were killed in the gas explosion of their house at 420 State St. They had moved into the house in 1970. They were pioneers in the renovation of Boerum Hillís old houses and became pillars of the community. Leonard was an accountant. Harriet, a social worker, served on the board of Stepping Stone, a halfway house, and volunteered with the Salvation Army. (See also Khay Cochran Place)

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