NYC Honorary Street Names


Mary V. Lauro Way (Bronx)
Present name:Matilda Avenue
Location:Between East 236th Street and East 237th Street
Honoree: Mary V. Lauro graduated from Hunter College in 1947 and later went to work for Adhesive Products Corporation where she co-invented Monzini, a synthetic casting compound used by many museums in dinosaur skeletons and other exhibits and also sculptors and makeup artists. She was also very active in her community and served as the president of the Wakefield Taxpayers and Civic League (WTCL) for 25 years. (Koppell)

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