NYC Honorary Street Names

Garcia

Marlyn Carmen Garcia Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:None
Location:Intersection of 43rd Street and 8th Avenue
Honoree: Marlyn Carmen Garcia (b. 1980) worked for Marsh & McLennan at the World Trade Center. She was killed in the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001.
LL:2004/08
P.O. Joseph Garcia Place (Staten Island)
Present name:Clinton Avenue
Location:Between Prospect Avenue and Henderson Avenue
Honoree: Joseph Robert Garcia (1940-1975) served in the United States Army as a Military Policeman in Korea. After his discharge, Joseph Garcia joined the New York City Police Department. He died in the line of duty on January 20, 1975 as a result of wounds received while in pursuit of two robbery suspects.
LL:2001/60
Police Officer Jill Garcia Place (Bronx)
Present name:Cross Bronx Expressway
Location:Between Park Avenue and Washington Avenue
Honoree: Police Officer Jill Garcia (1975-2009), assigned to the 48th Precinct, worked on patrol and as part of the Domestic Violence Unit.  In March 2009, she was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and died later that year. Jill used her bilingual talents in particular to help those most vulnerable to domestic violence, immigrant women. 
LL:2011/03
Yolanda Garcia Way (Bronx)
Present name:Third Avenue
Location:Both sides of the street, from 156th Street to 159th Street
Honoree: Yolanda Garcia was 53 when she died in February 2005. She was one of the founders of Nos Quedamos/We Stay, a community group that worked to prevent evictions of people who lived and worked in her Melrose neighborhood.
LL:2008/48


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