NYC Honorary Street Names


Lawrence P. Dorsey Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:Rogers Avenue
Location:Between Fenimore Street and Hawthorne Street
Honoree: In 1970 Lawrence P. Dorsey (1919-2007) became the owner of an art-framing store at 553 Rogers Avenue known as Dorsey’s Picture Frame and Art Gallery. Now the oldest black-owned art gallery in the city, it has developed, mentored and promoted African-American artists.

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