NYC Honorary Street Names


Howard Dunn Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:None
Location:At the northwest corner of 78th Street and 3rd Avenue
Honoree: Howard Dunn (1926-2015), a WW II Navy veteran, was devoted to patriotic and veterans' causes. His efforts included purchasing and planting 1,000 American flags in front of stores and businesses in Bay Ridge, where he served as a grand marshal of the Kings County Memorial Day Parade. Between 2009 and 2012 he helped raise more than $28,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project, and also worked with Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on clothing drives for veterans. For the Boy Scouts of America, he oversaw 20 Boy Scout troops. In addition, he was active in the American Legion, AARP, the Committee to Save the Fort Hamilton Army Base, and the 3rd Avenue Merchants. His efforts were recognized by by numerous awards from civic organizations and public officials. (Gentile)

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