NYC Honorary Street Names
Firefighter Matthew E. Barnes Drive (Queens)
Location:Intersection of 53rd Drive and 63rd Place
Honoree: Firefighter Matthew E. Barnes (b. 1963) died on September 11, 2001 during fire and rescue operations following the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
Rev. Randolph Barnes, Jr. Place (Bronx)
Location:Intersection of 173rd Street and Morris Avenue
Honoree: Randolph Barnes Jr. (1927-2002). founded the Mt. Gilead Baptist Church in 1959. In 1972 the church purchased its present location at 1682Moris Avenue. where it operates a day care center, a soup kitchen and other community programs that were established under Rev. Barnes’ leadership.
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