NYC Honorary Street Names

Peralta

Carl Allen Peralta Street (Staten Island)
Present name:Boylan Street
Location:Between Woodrow Road and Arthur Kill Road
Honoree: Carl Allen Peralta, born on August 9, 1964, was an employee of Cantor Fitzgerald. He was killed in the attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
LL:2006/50
State Senator Josť R. Peralta Way (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:At the northeast corner of 37th Avenue and 79th Street
Honoree:  Josť R. Peralta (1971-2018) was the first Dominican-American elected to the New York State Senate, serving from 2010 until his death. His tenure was marked by a focus on immigration justice, support for working-class families, access to quality education for all children and advocacy for LGBT rights. He introduced the New York DREAM Act in 2013. His sponsorship of gun-control legislation and a bill requiring microstamping on bullet-casings drew the ire of the National Rifle Association. He also worked to heighten awareness of domestic violence and to protect battered spouses from further abuse. (Dromm)
LL:2019/158


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