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Jackson Heights »

Beckham became principal at the school in 1999, and died last year of cancer. 

Far Rockaway »

Det. Randolph Holder was killed in East Harlem in 2015 while responding to gang-related gunshots.

Ditmars »

The corner of Ditmars Boulevard and 19th Street will be co-named Betty Jean DiBiaso Way.

Midtown East »

East 42nd Street and Second Avenue was temporarily renamed for the iconic newspaper columnist.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Frances Perkins was the nation's longest-serving Secretary of Labor.

East Elmhurst »

A friend of Emma Brandt suggested the city change its policy on only renaming streets for the deceased. 

St. Albans »

The St. Albans intersection will be renamed for "Malik 'Phife Dawg' Taylor Way" this Saturday.

Forest Hills »

The intersection at 67th Avenue and 110th Street in Forest Hills will now be known as The Ramones Way.

Forest Hills »

Mickey Leigh talks about his youth in Forest Hills ahead of The Ramones street renaming this weekend. 

Forest Hills »

The intersection of 67th Avenue and 110th Street in Forest Hills will be renamed The Ramones Way. 

South Jamaica »

A portion of Sutphin Boulevard is now known as "D’Aja Naquai Robinson Way." 

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Longtime Manhattan Plaza resident Lynn Brooks founded Big Apple Greeter, which gives free NYC tours.

Rockaway Park »

Justin Zemser played football at Channel View and went on to play for the U.S Naval Academy's team. 

Midtown »

A Change.org petition aims for 1,500 signatures to get the city to rename a Midtown corner for him.

Upper West Side »

The famous artist's name will grace the corner of West 103rd Street and Broadway.