Street in New York City Dedicated to Steely Dan's Walter Becker

Street in New York City Dedicated to Steely Dan's Walter Becker

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A yr after the passing of Steely Dan's co-founder Walter Becker, a road in New York was re-named as a tribute to the artist on Sunday (Oct. 28).  Located in Forest Hills, New York — the road signal was unveiled on the nook of 112th St and 72nd Drive, the place Becker grew up, and was co-named "Walter Becker Way." 

Presented by New York's Q104.three and arranged by the rock band's followers — the ceremony included speeches from New York City Council Member Karen Koslowitz, who initiated the challenge, and Howard A. Rodman, Becker's longtime pal and collaborator.

 

Becker handed away on Sept. three, 2017, after a battle with esophageal most cancers.