Street running through Celtic Park co-named "Winged Fist Way"


Celtic Park Coop Board Refuses to Allow Plaque Honoring the Diversity and Achievements of the Irish-American Athletic Club


On Tuesday, May 8th, 2012, the NY Daily News Queens edition included a special adverising supplement in the, called "Shop Sunnyside." This "advertorial," sponsored by the Sunnyside Business Improvement Distrcit, or "Sunnyside Shines," included a lengthy article on the history of Celtic Park, and the Olympic champions of a century ago who made it world-famous: the Irish-American Athletic Club.

Celtic Park featured in NY Daily News


Sunnyside History: Celtic Park – A Training Ground for Olympic Champions




On Saturday, March 10th, 2012, the block running through the historic Celtic Park apartments in Sunnyside/Woodside Queens, was co-named "Winged Fist Way," in honor of the Irish-American Athletic Club, which once called Celtic Park home. For complete coverage of the event, see:

The Sunnyside Post – Street co-naming: Winged Fist Way (video)

Poll: Plaque at Celtic Park Apartment Complex (89% in favor)

Queens Buzz – 'Winged Fist' has it's 'Way'

Queens Chronicle – Sunnyside Gets Winged Fist Way

The Queens Gazette – Street Renamed for Irish-American Athletic Club

Times Ledger – Olympic Champs' Names Recalled

Times News Weekly – Winged Fist Takes Flight In Woodside

Woodside Herald – What's in a Name?

The Irish Echo – Blocks to be renamed in honor of Irish Olympians

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