Alfred Butts

Scrabble sign reinstalled for ‘triple word score’
Scrabble sign reinstalled for ‘triple word score’
News Michael Pantelidis 10/25/2011 at 11:15AM

Jackson Heights’ newest street sign is earning a “triple word score” with neighborhood residents. The sign, which is located on the southeast corner of 81st Street and 35th Avenue, commemorates the birthplace of the beloved board game Scrabble. It was originally installed in 1995 outside the Community United Methodist Church, where Alfred Butts invented the [...]