This triangle honors Barnett (Barnie) and Gussie Federoff who once lived near this triangle in the Rego Park neighborhood of Queens. Gussie Federoff (1889-1967) was born in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. After she immigrated to America and married Barnie, Gussie became a member of the Washington Heights branch of the Hadassah and raised money for the United Jewish Appeal. She died on December 16, 1967. Barnie died on February 10, 1970.