NYC Honorary Street Names

Lamb

Gerri Lamb Way (Bronx)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of Randall Avenue and Castle Hill Avenue
Honoree: Gerri Lamb (1945-2018) was a Castle Hill resident and community activist for over four decades. She ran the Castle Hill Tenants Association and was a volunteer on Pathways for Youth and the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club. She served as president of the North Bronx Council of NYCHA Tenants and chaired the Citywide Council of Presidents from 1991. For more than 20 years, she served as Castle Hill Resident Association president. In 1983, she brought the first "off-campus" site of Touro College to Castle Hill where, during the next four years, more than 20 community residents received their Associate's or Bachelor's Degrees. She was also the driving force behind the ongoing renovation of Castle Hill's community center and the Annual Castle Hill Community Day celebration. (Diaz)
LL:2019/24


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