Bronx street renamed 'Stan Lee Way' in honor of Marvel comic book legend

MORRIS HEIGHTS, Bronx (WABC) -- A special tribute was held in the Bronx Thursday, for comic book legend Stan Lee.

"Stan Lee Way" was unveiled at University Avenue between Brandt Place and 7 West 176 St. in the Morris Heights section on Thursday morning.

It is co-named with a part of University Avenue where Lee grew up.

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He later attended DeWitt Clinton High School not far away.

Lee was the mastermind behind some of the greatest superheroes featured in comic books and movies including Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, Thor and Captain America.

Lee passed away in 2018.

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