NYC Honorary Street Names

Lanza

Firefighter Jimmy Lanza Way (Queens)
Present name:None
Location: At the intersection of 31st Avenue and 54th Street
Honoree: James Lanza (1945-2017) served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War and later became a member of FDNY’s Engine 53, Ladder 43, known as ‘El Barrio’s Bravest.’ On September 11th, he and other firefighters pulled 16 people out of the rubble alive. During his 30 years with FDNY, he assisted in the search-and-recovery mission in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina; served on the board of the FDNY Fire Family Transport Foundation; and volunteered at the Red Cross. He died as a result of 9/11-related cancer. (Constantinides)
LL:2017/237
Jimmy Lanza Way (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of 31st Avenue and 54th Street
Honoree: James Lanza (1945-2017) served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War and later became a member of FDNY’s Engine 53, Ladder 43, known as ‘El Barrio’s Bravest.’ On September 11th, he and other firefighters pulled 16 people out of the rubble alive. During his 30 years with FDNY, he assisted in the search-and-recovery mission in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina; served on the board of the FDNY Fire Family Transport Foundation; and volunteered at the Red Cross. He died as a result of 9/11-related cancer. (Constantinides)
LL:2017/110
Michele B. Lanza Way (Staten Island)
Present name:Wood Avenue
Location:Between Amboy Road and Arthur Kill Road
Honoree: Michele B. Lanza (b. 1965) worked for Fiduciary Trust International at the World Trade Center.. She was killed in the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001.
LL:2002/28


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