NYC Honorary Street Names
Lt. Glenn Wilkinson Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:Greenpoint Avenue
Location:Between McGuinness Boulevard and Provost Street
Honoree: Fire Lieutenant Glenn Wilkinson (b. 1955) was killed at the World Trade Center during fire and rescue operations following the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001.
Rab Wilkinson Way (Staten Island)
Present name:Deleware Avenue
Location:Between Hylan Boulevard and Laconia Avenue
Honoree: After serving in the U.S. Army, Harry (“Rab”) Wilkinson (1935-2008) established Rab’s Trophy World. Later on, as the owner of Rab’s Country Lanes he lent his bowling alleys to charities such the Staten Island Children’s Campaign, the Staten Island September 11th Fund and the Staten Island branch of the Leukemia Society of America; and hosted bowl-a-thons for Staten Islanders in need.
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