NYC Honorary Street Names


Firefighter William E. Woodlon Place (Manhattan)
Present name:None
Location:Southwest corner of East 118th Street and Park Avenue
Honoree: William E. Woodlon (1950-2016) was one of twelve African-Americans in his class when he joined the FDNY in January 1982. He was assigned to Engine 39 in Manhattan and was later transferred to Engine 21 in Murray Hill. He assisted in the search and rescue attempts at Ground Zero after the 9/11 attacks and died as a result of 9/11-related illness. (Ayala and Perkins)

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