NYC Honorary Street Names

Heyward

Nicholas Naquan Heyward, Jr. Park (Brooklyn)
Present name:Gowanus Park
Location:Wyckoff Street between Bond Street and Hoyt Street
Honoree: Nicholas Nequan Heyward, Jr. (1981-1994) was playing with a realistic-looking toy rifle when he was shot by a police officer. His death led to new regulations on the design of toy guns.
LL:2001/46


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