Photo credit: Michael Hnatov
Accession Number: C.2020.18.1
Dimensions: 28 in X 19.25 in X 0.25 in
Dimensions (Metric): 71.12 cm X 48.895 cm X 0.635 cm
Credit Line: Gift of Kathryne Hayde
DescriptionPoster featuring three newspaper articles that document the renaming of a street in memory of Stephen Gerard Hoffman. The street, renamed Stephen G. Hoffman Way, is located in Forest Hills, New York, the neighborhood where Stephen grew up. The poster includes photographs of the street-renaming ceremony and a poem by Stephen's brother, Jim Hoffman. The poster is adhered to quarter-inch-thick foam board.
Stephen Hoffman grew up in Forest Hills, Queens, playing on its community football team, the Falcons. Years later, after settling in Long Beach, Long Island, with his wife, Gabrielle, and their daughter, he rejoined his childhood team as a coach. On September 11, Stephen was on the 104th floor of the North Tower at Cantor Fitzgerald, where he was a bond broker. Stephen was 36 years old.