NYC Honorary Street Names
Edmond J. Safra Place (Manhattan)
Present name:First Place
Location:Between West Street and the Museum of Jewish Heritage
Honoree: Edmond J. Safra (1932-1999) born in Beirut, Lebanon, co-founded what is now Brazilís Banco Safra as well as a bank in Geneva and Republic Bank in New York, now part of HSBC. He established the Edmund J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation, which has made major contributions to The Museum of Jewish Heritage and other institutions around the world.
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