NYC Honorary Street Names


Commodore John Barry Boulevard (Staten Island)
Present name:Front Street
Location:Thompson Street and Wave Street
Honoree: John Barry (1745-1803) is popularly regarded as the Father of the United States Navy. He commanded several Continental ships during the American Revolution. In the 1790s, he became the senior captain of the new United States Navy, receiving Commission Number One from George Washington and the courtesy title of Commodore.
LL: 2000/40
Firefighter Arthur T. Barry Way (Staten Island)
Present name:None
Location:The northeast corner of the intersection of Elmira Avenue and Wescott Boulevard
Honoree: Firefighter Arthur T. Barry (b. 1965) was killed at the World Trade Center during fire and rescue operations following the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001.

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