NYC Honorary Street Names

"V" Honorary Streets: The Bronx

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Veralyne H. Hamilton Place (Bronx)
Present name:East 167th Street
Location:Rev. James A. Polite Avenue and Intervale Avenue
Honoree: Veralyne Holmes Hamilton (1934-1996), after serving on the Bronx Model Cities Policies Committee, returned to college and earned a B.A. and a Masters of Urban Planning degree from Hunter College. She served on Community Board 3, where she became Chairperson and later District Manager.
LL:1998/18
Vincent Jackson Way (Bronx)
Present name:Clinton Avenue
Location:Between East 181st Street and East 182nd Street
Honoree: Vincent Jackson was a sergeant in the NYC Health and Hospital Corporation hospital police when he retired in 1992. He went on to become an advocate for housing and social programs that would improve the lives of members of his community.
LL:2009/46


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