NYC Honorary Street Names
George Glee Jr.'s Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:Throop Avenue
Location:Bounded by Macon Street and Decatur Street
Honoree: George Glee Jr. (1938-1995), as chief loan officer of the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, was responsible for loans that created or expanded over 130 businesses. In May 1979, he became Executive Director of the Vann Urban Improvement Association, expanding it from a youth-centered organization to a multi-purpose local development corporation. He was also a member of Community Board 3 and Vice Chairman of the board of the NYC Housing Development Corporation.
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