NYC Honorary Street Names


Cheryl White Place (Staten Island)
Present name:None
Location:The southeast corner of the intersection of Hill Street and Warren Street
Honoree: Cheryl White Quaye, 46, a Stapleton resident since 1978, died on June 20, 1997. Ms. Quaye coordinated the registration of Staten Island children and supervised their departures and return trips with the Fresh Air Fund.
Hilton White Way (Bronx)
Present name:Cauldwell Avenue
Location:Between East 161st Street and East 163rd Street
Honoree: From the mid 1950s through the late 1960s, Hilton White ran a community basketball program called The Falcons that taught discipline, pride and respect for academic excellence to hundreds of young people in the Bronx. He was also one of the first black basketball coaches at the American International College in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Hugh White Jr. Way (Staten Island)
Present name:Caswell Lane
Location:Between Felton Street and Elson Street
Honoree: Hugh White Jr. (1982-2006) worked as a private contractor for the Time Warner Cable Company. A graduate of the College of Staten Island and was planning to continue his education in Architectural Engineering. He loved music and children and was part of the disc jockey group called the Abstract DJs.
Kenneth W. White Street (Staten Island)
Present name:Weiner Street
Location:Between Richmond Valley Road and Bascomb Avenue
Honoree: Kenneth W. White (b. 1950) worked for Cantor Fitzgerald at the World Trade Center. He was killed in the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001.
Marine Lance Corporal William Wayne White Street (Brooklyn)
Present name:Pilling Street
Location:between Broadway and Evergreen Avenue
Honoree: William Wayne White (1979-2003) followed in his father's footsteps and enrolled in the United States Marines, where he became a radio operator. His unit, the Third Assault Amphibian Battalionwas deployed to Iraq, where William was killed on March 28, 2003.
Reverend Timothy White Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:Bergen Street
Location:Between 3rd Avenue and Nevins Street
Honoree: Reverend Timothy White (1871-1943) came to Brooklyn in 1888 and soon after allied himself with the Concord Sunday School. He also joined Holy Trinity Baptist Church, serving as Trustee and Chairman of the Board for six years. He was the first minister of his race to build a church in the Borough of Brooklyn with the construction of Bethel Baptist Church.
Teddy White Place (Queens)
Present name:57th Street
Location:Between 30th Avenue and 31st Avenue
Honoree: Firefighter Teddy White (b. 1971) was a member of Engine Company 230 in Brooklyn. On September 11, 2001 he and the members of Engine Company 230 responded to the emergency brought on by the attacks on the World Trade Center. While attempting to save lives, he died in the collapse of the twin towers.
LL:2001/ 71
Thomas White, Jr. Blvd. (Queens)
Present name:Sutphin Boulevard
Location:Between Foch Boulevard and 114th Avenue
Honoree: Thomas White Jr. (1939-2010) was a long-time member of the New York City Council representing the 28th District in Queens. He was also co-founder and executive director of J-CAP, one of the largest substance abuse treatment programs in the state.

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