This triangle honors Luke J. Lang (c.1894-1917), a soldier who gave his life in World War I (1914-1918). Born in 1894, Lang lived on Bleecker Street in the nearby neighborhood of Ridgewood, and he worked as a printer at J.E. Hetsch on Duane Street in Manhattan. Lang enlisted to fight in World War I in June 1917. The details of his death are unknown.