Co-Named Streets

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Streets and intersections honoring New Yorkers and their achievements can be found on hundreds of street signs throughout the five boroughs. These are officially called called co-named streets, but are frequently referred to as secondary or honorific street names. The co-name can be found immediately above or below the primary street-name sign. These designations can apply to a portion of a street, to an intersection, or to a corner.

This page covers co-named streets in Jackson Heights.

Co-named Streets In Jackson Heights[edit]

  • Dr. Dolores Beckham Way - 34th Avenue and 80th Street
  • Helen Marshall Boulevard - Northern Boulevard and 94th Street to 111th Street
  • Firefighter Nicholas J DeMasi Way - 21st Avenue and 77th Street
  • James Marcel - Cartier Street - 25th Avenue and 87th Street
  • Marcellus Matricciano Way - 30th Avenue and 75th Street
  • Emma Brant Way - 30th Avenue and 74th Street
  • Mount Everest Way - 31st Avenue and 75th Street
  • Richard Cecere Corner - 37th Avenue and 83rd Street
  • Calle Colombia Way - 37th Avenue and 82nd Way
  • Diversity Plaza - 37th Road between 73rd and 74th Streets
  • Mitad del Mundo - Elmhurst Avenue between 94th and 95th streets
  • Father Donnelly Corner - 25th Avenue and 80th Street
  • Mary Audrey Gallagher Way - Northern Boulevard and 91st Street
  • Edgar Garzon Corner - 37th Avenue and 77th Street
  • NYS Assemblyman Ivan Lafayette Way - 34th Avenue and 92nd Street
  • Julio Rivera Corner - 37th Avenue and 78th Street
  • Mary Sarro - 34th Avenue and 73rd Street
  • Avenue Scrabble - 35t1h4 A1v4e1n1u1e1 and 81st Street
  • Patrick C. Deignan Mall - 34th Avenue and 87th Street (and between 69th Street and Junction Blvd)
  • Mary Vavruska Way - 34th Avenue and 93rd Street
  • Sister Mary Patrick McCarthy Way - 35th Avenue and 94th Street
  • Kalpana Chawla Way - 37th Avenue 74th Street
  • Corporal Jonathan Rivadeneira Corner - 37th Avenue and 75th Street
  • Manny "The Wrong Man" Balestrero -41st Avenue and 73rd Street
  • Quisqueya Boulevard - 37th Avenue and Junction Boulevard
  • State Senator Jose R Peralta Way - 37th Avenue and 79th Street

About Co-Named Streets[edit]

Co-Named Streets, also known as honorary or secondary street names, can be found on hundreds of street signs throughout the five boroughs. Often they are immediately above or below the primary street-name sign. These designations can apply to a portion of a street, an intersection, or a corner. Under Local Law 28 of 1992, honorary street names do not require an alteration to the City Map, which can be a costly legal and bureaucratic procedure. But such names are official. Each name must be authorized in a bill that must be enacted by the City Council and signed by the Mayor. Each approved bill then becomes a "Local Law" (L.L.), which is referenced by year and by a sequential L.L. number within that year. If you have a suggestion for co-naming, contact a city council member.

Related Wiki Pages[edit]

More than a dozen co-named streets have not been detailed on the wiki. Seeing them as learning opportunities, we created the following lesson plans for neighborhood educators.

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