NYC Honorary Street Names

Lodati

Lou Lodati Playground (Queens)
Present name:George P. Tornsey Park
Location:At Skillman Avenue and 43rd Street
Honoree: Lou Lodati (1908-1996), a community activist for over 50 years, was called the "Mayor of Sunnyside." He was a charter member of the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce and also the owner of Cassel's Lounge, where he prepared food for the homebound, and served free holiday meals to those without families. (RGPR)
LL:1999/25


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