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File #: Int 1054-2016    Version: * Name: Naming of 42 thoroughfares and public places.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
On agenda: 2/5/2016
Enactment date: 2/25/2016 Law number: 2016/023
Title: A Local Law in relation to the naming of 42 thoroughfares and public places, Tanaya R. Copeland Avenue, Borough of Brooklyn, Loretta Ruddock Smith Way, Borough of the Bronx, Demetris Kastanas Way, Borough of Queens, Rev. Clarence Norman Sr. Way, Borough of Brooklyn, Dr. Derrick E. Griffith Way, Borough of Brooklyn, Carey Gabay Way, Borough of Brooklyn, Diversity Plaza, Borough of Queens, Edward F. Guida Sr. Way, Borough of Queens, Patrice T.C. Capo Memorial Way, Borough of Brooklyn, Ragamuffin Way, Borough of Brooklyn, Hip Hop Boulevard, Borough of the Bronx, Rev. William E. Thompson Way, Borough of the Bronx, Robert "PH" Diaz Way, Borough of Brooklyn, Sgt. Bobby Mendez Way, Borough of Brooklyn, Rev. Dr. Jasper Simmons Place, Borough of Manhattan, Norman Rockwell Place, Borough of Manhattan, Captain James McDonnell Way, Borough of the Bronx, Ms. Aida Perez-Loiza Aldea Lane, Borough of Manhattan, SGT. Donald B. Geisler Way, Borough of Staten Island, Joseph DeNicola Lane, Borough of Stat...
Sponsors: Melissa Mark-Viverito, Inez D. Barron, Fernando Cabrera , Margaret S. Chin, Costa G. Constantinides, Laurie A. Cumbo, Daniel Dromm , Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Vincent J. Gentile, Vanessa L. Gibson, Brad S. Lander, Stephen T. Levin, Mark Levine, Steven Matteo, I. Daneek Miller, Annabel Palma, Donovan J. Richards, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Deborah L. Rose, Ritchie J. Torres, Eric A. Ulrich, Paul A. Vallone, James G. Van Bramer, Jumaane D. Williams, Ruben Wills
Council Member Sponsors: 25
Summary: This bill would co-name 42 thoroughfares and public places, based on requests of Council Members whose district includes the location. Of these 42 co-names, 3 are either a relocation of a previously enacted co-naming or a revision to the street sign installed with respect to a previously enacted co-naming.
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1054, 3. Committee Report 2/4/16, 4. Hearing Testimony 2/4/16, 5. Hearing Transcript 2/4/16, 6. February 5, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 7. Fiscal Impact Statement, 8. Mayor's Letter, 9. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-5-16, 10. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - February 5, 2016, 11. Local Law 23
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Preconsidered Int. No. 1054

 

By The Speaker (Council Member Mark-Viverito) and Council Members Barron, Cabrera, Chin, Constantinides, Cumbo, Dromm, Ferreras-Copeland, Gentile, Gibson, Lander, Levin, Levine, Matteo, Miller, Palma, Richards, Rodriguez, Rose, Torres, Ulrich, Vallone, Van Bramer, Williams and Wills

 

A Local Law in relation to the naming of 42 thoroughfares and public places, Tanaya R. Copeland Avenue, Borough of Brooklyn, Loretta Ruddock Smith Way, Borough of the Bronx, Demetris Kastanas Way, Borough of Queens, Rev. Clarence Norman Sr. Way, Borough of Brooklyn, Dr. Derrick E. Griffith Way, Borough of Brooklyn, Carey Gabay Way, Borough of Brooklyn, Diversity Plaza, Borough of Queens, Edward F. Guida Sr. Way, Borough of Queens, Patrice T.C. Capo Memorial Way, Borough of Brooklyn, Ragamuffin Way, Borough of Brooklyn, Hip Hop Boulevard, Borough of the Bronx, Rev. William E. Thompson Way, Borough of the Bronx, Robert “PH” Diaz Way, Borough of Brooklyn, Sgt. Bobby Mendez Way, Borough of Brooklyn, Rev. Dr. Jasper Simmons Place, Borough of Manhattan, Norman Rockwell Place, Borough of Manhattan, Captain James McDonnell Way, Borough of the Bronx, Ms. Aida Perez-Loiza Aldea Lane, Borough of Manhattan, SGT. Donald B. Geisler Way, Borough of Staten Island, Joseph DeNicola Lane, Borough of Staten Island, FDNY Capt. John R. Graziano Way, Borough of Staten Island, Anthony Manifold Way, WWII Hero, MIA, Borough of Staten Island, Connor and Breandon Moore Way, Borough of Staten Island, Police Officer Kenneth Anthony Nugent Way, Borough of Queens, John Watusi Branch Way, Borough of Queens, Kips Bay Blvd., Borough of the Bronx, Detective Randolph Holder Way, Borough of Queens, Freddy Beras-Goico Way, Borough of Manhattan, Sidney Offerman Way, Borough of Manhattan, School Security Agent Sandra P. Cranford Way, Borough of Staten Island, Roberta (Bobbie) Jacobowitz Way, Borough of Staten Island, Robert S. Farrell and Donald H. Farrell Way, Borough of Staten Island, Rev. Abner Bernard Duncan Way, Borough of the Bronx, Police Officer Kevin Joseph Gillespie Way, Borough of the Bronx, John C. Flynn Way, Borough of the Bronx, Charles Lucania Memorial Way, Borough of Queens, Vincent Cangelosi Memorial Way, Borough of Queens, Alfred J. Vigilante Way, Borough of Brooklyn, Qadri’s Way, Borough of Queens, Anthony Mason Way, Borough of Queens, 1783 Evacuation Day Plaza, Borough of Manhattan, Εθνικός Κήρυξ - National Herald Way, Borough of Queens and the repeal of sections 2 and 22 of local law number 76 for the year 2015 and the repeal of section 34 of local law number 15 for the year 2015.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. The following intersection name, in the Borough of Brooklyn, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New Name

Present Name

Limits

Tanaya R. Copeland Avenue

None

At the north side of Stanley Avenue and Sheridan Avenue

 

§2. The following intersection name, in the Borough of the Bronx, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Loretta Ruddock Smith Way

None

At the intersection of West 174th Street and Davidson Avenue

 

§3. The following intersection name, in the Borough of Queens, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Demetris Kastanas Way

None

At the intersection of Steinway Street and 31st Avenue

 

§4. The following street name, in the Borough of Brooklyn, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Rev. Clarence Norman Sr. Way

Rogers Avenue

Between Eastern Parkway and Union Street

 

§5. The following street name, in the Borough of Brooklyn, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Dr. Derrick E. Griffith Way

Montgomery Street

Between Bedford Avenue and Franklin Avenue

 

§6. The following street name, in the Borough of Brooklyn, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Carey Gabay Way

Clinton Avenue

Between Willoughby Avenue and Myrtle Avenue

 

§7. The following street name, in the Borough of Queens, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Diversity Plaza

37th Road

Between 73rd Street and 74th Street

 

§8. The following intersection name, in the Borough of Queens, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Edward F. Guida Sr. Way

None

At the northeast corner of 104th Street and 48th Avenue

 

§9. The following intersection name, in the Borough of Brooklyn, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Patrice T.C. Capo Memorial Way

None

At the intersection of 90th Street and Third Avenue

 

§10. The following intersection name, in the Borough of Brooklyn, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Ragamuffin Way

None

At the intersection of 74th Street and 3rd Avenue

 

§11. The following street name, in the Borough of the Bronx, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Hip Hop Boulevard

At 1520 Sedgwick Avenue

Between West 167th Street and West Tremont Avenue

 

§12. The following street name, in the Borough of the Bronx, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Rev. William E. Thompson Way

Teller Avenue

Between East 169th Street and East 170th Street

 

§13. The following street name, in the Borough of Brooklyn, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Robert “PH” Diaz Way

Degraw Street

Between 4th Avenue and 5th Avenue

 

§14. The following intersection name, in the Borough of Brooklyn, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Sgt. Bobby Mendez Way

None

At the northwest corner of S. 10th Street and Bedford Avenue

 

§15. The following intersection name, in the Borough of Manhattan, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Rev. Dr. Jasper Simmons Place

None

At the intersection of 155th Street and Amsterdam Avenue

 

§16. The following intersection name, in the Borough of Manhattan, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Norman Rockwell Place

None

At the intersection of 103rd Street and Broadway

 

§17. The following intersection name, in the Borough of the Bronx, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Captain James McDonnell Way

None

At the intersection of East 152nd Street and Prospect Avenue

 

§18. The following intersection name, in the Borough of Manhattan, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Ms. Aida Perez-Loiza Aldea Lane

None

At the southeast corner of East 105th Street and Lexington Avenue

 

§19. The following intersection name, in the Borough of Staten Island, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

SGT. Donald B. Geisler Way

None

At the intersection of Lisbon Place and Lincoln Avenue

 

§20. The following intersection name, in the Borough of Staten Island, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Joseph DeNicola Lane

None

At the intersection of Nedra Lane and Arden Avenue

 

§21. The following intersection name, in the Borough of Staten Island, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

FDNY Capt. John R. Graziano Way

None

At the intersection of Getz Avenue and Katan Avenue

 

§22. The following intersection name, in the Borough of Staten Island, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Anthony Manifold Way, WWII Hero, MIA

None

At the intersection of Bradford Avenue and Foster Road

 

§23. The following intersection name, in the Borough of Staten Island, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Connor and Breandon Moore Way

None

At the intersection of McLaughlin Street and Quincy Avenue

 

§24. The following intersection name, in the Borough of Queens, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Police Officer Kenneth Anthony Nugent Way

None

At the intersection of 91st Avenue and 188th Street

 

§25. The following intersection name, in the Borough of Queens, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

John Watusi Branch Way

None

At the northwest corner of 176th Street and Jamaica Avenue

 

§26. The following street name, in the Borough of the Bronx, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Kips Bay Blvd.

1930 Randall Avenue

Between White Plains Road and Pugsley Avenue

 

§27. The following street name, in the Borough of Queens, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Detective Randolph Holder Way

At the intersection of Collier Avenue and Briar Place

Between Beach 25th Street and Beach 22nd Street

 

§28. The following street name, in the Borough of Manhattan, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Freddy Beras-Goico Way

175th Street

Between Broadway and Wadsworth Avenue

 

§29. The following intersection name, in the Borough of Manhattan, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Sidney Offerman Way

None

At the intersection of Nagle Street and Ellwood Street

 

§30. The following intersection name, in the Borough of Staten Island, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

School Security Agent Sandra P. Cranford Way

None

At the southwest corner of Tompkins Avenue and Hill Street underneath the Hill Street sign

 

§31. The following intersection name, in the Borough of Staten Island, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Roberta (Bobbie) Jacobowitz Way

None

At the intersection of St. Mark’s Place and Hyatt Street

 

§32. The following intersection name, in the Borough of Staten Island, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Robert S. Farrell and Donald H. Farrell Way

None

At the southwest corner of Port Richmond Avenue and Richmond Terrace

 

§33. The following intersection name, in the Borough of the Bronx, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Rev. Abner Bernard Duncan Way

None

At the intersection of East 180th Street and Arthur Avenue

 

§34. The following intersection name, in the Borough of the Bronx, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Police Officer Kevin Joseph Gillespie Way

None

At the intersection of Grand Concourse and East 183rd Street

 

§35. The following intersection name, in the Borough of the Bronx, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

John C. Flynn Way

None

At the intersection of East 182nd Street and Grote Street

 

§36. The following intersection name, in the Borough of Queens, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Charles Lucania Memorial Way

None

At the northwest corner of 149th Street and Willets Point Boulevard

 

§37. The following intersection name, in the Borough of Queens, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Vincent Cangelosi Memorial Way

None

At the intersection of 154th Street and 26th Avenue

 

§38. The following intersection name, in the Borough of Brooklyn, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Alfred J. Vigilante Way

None

At the northwest corner of East 49th Street and Foster Avenue

 

§39. The following street name, in the Borough of Queens, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Qadri’s Way

110th Street

Between 107th Avenue and 109th Avenue

 

§40. The following street name, in the Borough of Queens, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Anthony Mason Way

147th Street

Between Rockaway Boulevard and Sutphin Boulevard

 

§41. The following street name, in the Borough of Manhattan, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

1783 Evacuation Day Plaza

Bowling Green Plaza

 

 

§42. The following street name, in the Borough of Queens, is hereby designated as hereafter indicated.

 

New NamePresent NameLimits

 

 

Εθνικός Κήρυξ - National Herald Way

30th Street

Between 37th Avenue and 38th Avenue

 

§43. Sections 2 and 22 of local law number 76 for the year 2015 are hereby REPEALED.

 

§44. Section 34 of local law number 15 for the year 2015 is hereby REPEALED.

 

§45. This local law shall take effect immediately.

 

 

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