Cityscape: NYC Street Names 101
Finding Wall Street on a map wouldn’t be too hard for most New Yorkers, but pinpointing Humphrey Bogart Place might prove to be a challenge.
The city is filled with honorofic street names. On this week’s Cityscape we’ll talk with a guy who took it upon himself to catalog the more than 1500 honorofic street names in the city, as well as explore what it takes to get a street co-named in the Big Apple. We'll also delve into the meaning behind some of the city's oldest street names and hear about some street names that are now extinct.