NYC Honorary Street Names

"E" Honorary Streets: Brooklyn

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East 21st Street/Kenmore Place (Brooklyn)
Present name:East 21st Street
Location:Campus Road and Foster Avenue
Honoree: Restores historic name.
East 22nd Street/Elmore Place (Brooklyn)
Present name:East 22nd Street
Location:Campus Road and Foster Avenue
Honoree: Restores historic name.
East 23rd Street/Delamere Place (Brooklyn)
Present name:East 23rd Street
Location:Campus Road and Foster Avenue
Honoree: Restores historic name of East 23rd Street..
East 24th Street/Mansfield Place (Brooklyn)
Present name:East 24th Street
Location:Campus Road and Foster Avenue
Honoree: Restores historic name.
Ed Eisenberg Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:None
Location:At the southwest corner of Kensington Street and Oriental Boulevard
Honoree: Ed Eisenberg (1934-2014) was a civic leader in Flatbush. A salesman of packaging supplies, he was a member of the Planning Board prior to the creation of Community Boards and was a member of Community Board 15 for over 4 decades. He was that board's 1st Vice Chair of for over 15 years, a member of its Executive Board for over 30 years, and served for more than 20 years as chairman of its Parks Committee. (Deutsch)
Ed Rogowsky Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:Sterling Place
Location:6th Avenue and 7th Avenue
Honoree: Edward T. Rogowsky (1940-2001), a political scientist, was a leader in the revitalization of Brooklyn as director of its Office of Community Boards and as member of the New York City Planning Commission.
Edward DeSimone III Corner (Brooklyn)
Present name:none
Location:Intersection of Gerritsen Avenue and Avenue R
Honoree: Edward DeSimone III (b. 1964) worked for Cantor Fitzgerald at the World Trade Center. He was killed in the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001.
Edward H. Alleva Sr. Corner (Brooklyn)
Present name:none
Location:The southeast corner of Avenue U and Lake Street
Honoree: Edward H. Alleva Sr.(1925-2002) served his Brooklyn community for over 50 years as the owner-operator of the Edward Alleva Travel and Insurance Agency, located at 282 Avenue U. He was a dedicated Kiwanian serving the local Parkway East branch in many capacities , including President, for more than 30 years.
Edward S. Lentol Square (Brooklyn)
Present name:None
Location:Intersection of Bayard Street and McGuinness Boulevard South
Honoree: Edward S. Lentol (1909-1981) served in the New York State Assembly from 1949 to 1962 and in the New York State Assembly from 1962 to 1972. In 1972 he was elected a Justice of the New York State Supreme Court, a post in which he served until his death.
Edwin Thomas Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of East 49th Street and Fillmore Avenue
Honoree: Edwin Thomas (1962-2008) was a bus driver for the New York City Transit Authority. On December 8, 2008, while driving his bus on the B46 line in Brooklyn, he was stabbed to death by a passenger who did not pay his fare and then became enraged when Thomas refused to give him a transfer. The killer, Horace Moore, was subsequently caught and convicted of second degree murder. (Maisel)
Eileen C. Dugan Boulevard (Brooklyn)
Present name:Smith Street
Location:Atlantic Avenue and Ninth Street
Honoree: Eileen C. Dugan (1945-1996) was elected to eight terms in the New York State Assembly beginning in 1980. She was the first woman on its Ways and Means Committee and, as Chairwoman of the Economic Development Committee, assisted the economic revitalization of the Red Hook waterfront.
El Regreso Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:South 3rd Street
Location:Between Driggs Avenue and Bedford Avenue
Honoree: Carlos Pagan founded El Regreso, a bilingual, bicultural treatment program, licensed and funded by the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, in 1985. El Regreso provides residential and ambulatory drug-free treatment services, primarily to Latinos and African-Americans in Williamsburg, Bushwick and Greenpoint.
Elaine Cillo 9/11 Memorial Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:none
Location:Northwest corner of Ovington Avenue and 14th Avenue
Honoree: Elaine Cillo (b. 1960) worked for Marsh & McClennan Cos. Inc. at the World Trade Center. She was killed in the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001.
Emily Warren Roebling Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:Columbia Heights
Location:Between Pineapple Street and Orange Street
Honoree: Emily Warren Roebling (1853-1903) was the wife of Washington Roebling. Her father-in-law, John A. Roebling was undertaking the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, but died in an unexpected accident in 1869. Emilyís husband took over the role of Chief Engineer of the Brooklyn Bridge; however he got the bends which left him bedridden. For the next thirteen years Emily served as liaison between her husband and the engineers, public officials and laborers working on the bridge; and had a crucial role in its success. She was honored by being the first person to cross the Brooklyn Bridge when it opened on May 24, 1883. (Levin)
Emma Lee Williams Court (Brooklyn)
Present name:Montauk Avenue
Location:Between New Lots and Hegeman Avenues
Honoree: Emma Lee Williams (1933-2005) dedicated her life to helping children find their true potential through organizations and community involvement. She organized peaceful block parties and bus trips for senior citizens and youths every year, in hopes of bringing the neighborhood together.
Erasmus 'Mike' Napolitano Corner (Brooklyn)
Present name:None
Location:Southwest corner of Woodhull Street and Henry Street
Honoree: Mike Napolitano (d. 1997) was a lifelong resident of Carroll Gardens. Living in a predominantly Italian neighborhood, Mike used his bilingual skills to help those who could not read or write English. He also worked with the 76th Precinct to improve safety, and arranged transportation for elderly and disabled neighbors.
Eric Lopez Place (Brooklyn)
Present name:Evergreen Avenue
Location:Between Troutman Street and Willoughby Avenue
Honoree: Eric Lopez (1914-1976) despite working two jobs to make ends meet, helped the less fortunate through his church and at the local senior center. He was the father of Assemblyman Vito Lopez, of Brooklyn.
Etheline Dubin Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:Lincoln Place
Location:Between Washington Avenue and Classon Avenue
Honoree: Ms. Etheline Dubin (d. 1997) was a member of Community Board 8 for 26 years, chaired its Housing/ULURP Committee, and campaigned to save the Franklin Avenue Shuttle. During the holidays, she sponsored events to make sure that each child at the St. Johnís Recreation Center received gifts. She also worked with Parkway Stuyvesant Day Camp to make sure the children were taken on educational and fun trips.
Eugene R. Romano Lane (Brooklyn)
Present name:Bay 41st Street
Location:Leif Ericson Drive (Shore Parkway) and the U.S. Bulkhead Line
Honoree: Eugene Romano Jr. (1923-1999) established the Nellie Bly Amusement Park in the 1960s. He often opened at no cost to underprivileged children.

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