NYC Honorary Street Names

"V" Honorary Streets: Manhattan

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V.A. Hospital Way (Manhattan)
Present name:First Avenue
Location:between East 23rd Street and East 25th Street
Honoree: The Manhattan Veterans Administration Hospital is a 166-bed center affiliated with the New York University Medical Center. It is the home of all VA cardiac and neurosurgical care in the New York area.
LL:2004/63
Veterans Way (Manhattan)
Present name:First Avenue
Location:between East 23rd Street and East 25th Street
Honoree: Manhattan's V.A. hospital is affiliated with the New York University Medical Center and is the home of all of the administration's cardiac and neurosurgical care in the metropolitan region. It is regarded by medical experts as a star in the nation's constellation of veterans' hospitals.
LL:2004/08
Victor Wald Way (Manhattan)
Present name:West 81st Street
Location:Between Broadway and West End Avenue
Honoree: Victor Wald (b. 1951) worked at Avalon Partners in the World Trade Center. He was killed in the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001.
LL:2003/15
Vinegar Hill Corner (Manhattan)
Present name:None
Location:Northeast corner of West 135th Street and Amsterdam Avenue
Honoree: Vinegar Hill, along Amsterdam Avenue from 131st Street to 135th Streets was a mix of people with a strong sense of community. In World War II it created the monthly Vinegar Hill Gazette, to report on its men and women in uniform. The community lost 30 members during World War II, who are still remembered today.
LL:1998/44


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