NYC Honorary Street Names


Bishop J. Arthur Jones Place (Bronx)
Present name:Jefferson Place
Location:Between Boston Road and Franklin Avenue
Honoree: Bishop J. Arthur Jones was the founder and served for over 30 years as the Pastor of Temple Emmanuel on Boston Road in The Bronx. At the time of his death, he was also serving as the head of the United Church of God in Christ in the United States of America and Africa. Bishop Jones was a prolific writer, composer, singer and pianist. He was also a founding member of The Bronx Shepherds Restoration Corporation.

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