NYC Honorary Street Names

Selman

Larry Selman Way (Manhattan)
Present name:None
Location:At the southeast corner of Bedford Street and Grove Street
Honoree: Larry Selman (1942-2013) lived on Bedford Street for nearly 50 years and was a member of the Bedford Barrow Commerce Block Association (BBC) for over 35 years. Despite an intellectual disability, he was a valued member of the community, particularly as a fund-raiser for the local firehouses, Muscular Dystrophy, the American Cancer Society, Juvenile Diabetes, the St. Vincentís Pediatric AIDS Clinic and the NY AIDS Walk. In recognition of his accomplishments for helping others, his neighbor created a short film about him "The Collector of Bedford Street" which was nominated for an Academy Award in 2002. (Johnson)
LL:2015/76


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