NYC Honorary Street Names
Frieda Zames Way (Manhattan)
Present name:East 4th Street
Location:Between 1st Avenue and Avenue A
Honoree: Frieda Zames (1932-2005) served for several terms as the President of Disabled In Action of New York. Her efforts can be directly credited with improving access for mobility-impaired people to the City’s buses and subways. She also fought to insure the accessibility of polling sites so that all citizens could exercise their most basic democratic right – to vote.
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