Jerome M. Cohen, Chairman of Williams Real Estate Co.
Inc., was the recipient of the 23rd Street Association's
33rd annual Distinguished Citizen Award.
The Distinguished Citizen award recognizes a person or corporation for outstanding service to the community.Jerome M. Cohen
and Williams Real Estate Co.
Inc. are longtime members and supporters of the 23rd Street Association
, of the community and of the City. "This is my 11th Year organizing this Luncheon, and I have rarely seen the kind of outpouring of genuine admiration and support for an honoree as I have seen for Jerry," said Association President Sharon Ullman.
Under the leadership of managing partner Jerome M. Cohen
, 40 West 23rd Street, built in 1878 as the original home of the Stern Brothers Department Store, and 28 West 23rd Street, built as an expansion of 40 West 23rd Street in 1918, have been lovingly and painstakingly restored to their original splendor.