NYC Honorary Street Names


Captain Walter G. Hynes Way (Queens)
Present name:Beach 93rd Street
Location:Between Holland Avenue and Shore Front Parkway
Honoree: Walter G. Hynes (b. 1954) died on September 11, 2001 during fire and rescue operations following the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
Soccer Hall of Famer John “Jack” Hynes Way (Staten Island)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of Tysens Lane and Hylan Boulevard
Honoree: During World War II, John “Jack” Hynes was hit by shrapnel at the Battle of the Bulge. He underwent five operations and had no feeling in his left calf as a result of his injuries. Nevertheless, after the war, he resumed his soccer career. In 1956, he led the ASL in scoring and was named Most Valuable Player. After his soccer career ended, he joined the New York City Fire Department. He was elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame in 1977. (Oddo)

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