NYC Honorary Street Names

Plasencia

Gonzalo Plasencia Park (Brooklyn)
Present name:None
Location:40th Street and Third Avenue Park
Honoree: Gonzalo Plasencia (1909-2003) founded the Puerto Rican Club and the Hatillo Civic and Social Club. He organized baseball and basketball leagues. His community involvement included being a member of committees of the Office of the Government of Puerto Rico in New York, where he often met with Governor Luis Munoz Marin, the architect of the Commonwealth.
LL:2005/43


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