NYC Honorary Street Names

Diaz

Robert ?PH? Diaz Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:Degraw Street
Location:Between 4th Avenue and 5th Avenue
Honoree: Robert Diaz (1975-2015) was an influential artist in the indie-rap scene, best known for his 2005 album "Orange Moon Over Brooklyn.+ He was a mentor to young artists and a role model for neighborhood youth. He demonstrated his commitment to the neighborhood by organizing the Platform Charity event, a party organized at venues around the city that involved charitable collections of food, clothing and shoes. After his death, the event was re-named the PH Platform Charity, in homage to Rob?s rap name, ?Pumpkinhead.? After Superstorm Sandy, he hosted an event where all donations collected were given to families affected by the storm. (Lander)
LL: 2016/23


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