It seems a fitting move, since scenes from the 1989 film were shot on that block.
But the truth is, the board’s recommendation is only advisory, and the name change also must be approved by the City Council.
Councilman Robert Cornegy, Jr., who represents that area of the Bed-Stuy said he would introduce the legislation. But still, it can get complicated, because the City Council’s standards for co-naming focus on people and organizations, not on works of art, Cornegy told The Daily News.
“Nevertheless,” said Cornegy, “I fully support this effort and will continue to work in every way I can to see the commemoration happen.”
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