NYC Honorary Street Names

Sabatino

Dominick Sabatino Bridge-1937 (Brooklyn)
Present name:13th Avenue Bridge
Location:A bridge crossing 61st Street and 62nd Street
Honoree: Dominick Sabatino (1871-1957), a musician and barber, was a civic leader who fought for a bridge to be built between 61st and 62nd Streets on 13th Avenue where an open BMT subway ditch separated one end of the sheet from the other. After his 9-year campaign on behalf of the local merchants association, the bridge was built. It opened on October 12, 1939.
LL:2003/62


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