NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Manhattan street corner has been renamed in honor of the late and legendary 1010 WINS reporter Stan Brooks.

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Brooks and his wife, Lynn, lived at Manhattan Plaza at 10th Avenue and West 43rd Street for years. The northeast corner was renamed Stan Brooks Way during a ceremony Friday afternoon.

His three sons did the honor of unveiling the street sign.

“My dad was a humble person, very unassuming,” Rick Brooks said.

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A longtime City Hall reporter, Brooks worked for nearly five decades at 1010 WINS and covered major stories such as the Attica Prison riot, the civil rights movements and the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center.

Stan Brooks, 1010 WINS from August 2012 New York Daily News Article( Photo by Craig Warga/New York Daily News)

Stan Brooks, 1010 WINS from August 2012 New York Daily News Article( Photo by Craig Warga/New York Daily News)

He died in December at age 86, just a couple of weeks after he stopped working.

In December, the radio room at City Hall was also renamed in honor of Brooks.

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