NYC Honorary Street Names

Mary

Avenue M Mary Queen of Heaven Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:Avenue M
Location:Between East 56th Street and East 57th Street
Honoree: This designation marked the 75th anniversary of Mary Queen of Heaven Church. Its lower level was competed, and its first Mass celebrated, in 1927. The parish school was opened in 1951. In June of 1997, just one week after the installation of a new pastor, the Church was destroyed by fire but has since been completely rebuilt.
LL:2003/14


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