Day 257


September 12th, 2012

A street-name classic, right up there with Himrod, Nurge, Yznaga, and Featherbed. Fteley Avenue is not named for the mythical Fort Eley, as some might tell you, but rather for Alphonse Fteley, the former chief engineer of the New York Aqueduct Commission who helped design the Jerome Park Reservoir.

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