Many streets in New York City have more than one name—part of the Bowery is also Joey Ramone Place, and West 53rd Street at Eighth Avenue is also Jerry Orbach Way. New York City has been co-naming streets and public places for years and Mayor Bill de Blasio continued that tradition on Thursday, newly co-naming or amending the name of 42 thoroughfares and public spaces, DNAinfo reported.
That includes several members of both the NYPD and FDNY, along with former New York Knick Anthony Mason, and even artist Norman Rockwell. "From the brave individuals who lost their lives in the line of duty, to those who kept New York City culturally significant, these names will forever be a part of our city’s history," de Blasio said.
You can read the full list of honorees on the mayor’s website, but DNAinfo has mapped them.