NYC Honorary Street Names


Ruth Winds Way (Manhattan)
Present name:none
Location:the intersection of Madison Street and Gouverneur Street
Honoree: Ruth Winds (1926-2001) moved to NYCHA’s Vladeck Houses in 1946. While in Vladeck Houses, Ms. Winds advocated for and assisted countless residents of the community. She helped people obtain employment and children attend camp during the summer. Ms. Winds tirelessly interacted with the Housing Authority in the renovation of the parks, windows and elevators at Vladeck Houses.

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