NYC Honorary Street Names


Father Connie Mobley Boulevard (Brooklyn)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of Mermaid Avenue and West 27th Street
Honoree: Father Connie Mobley (1926-2008), a World War II veteran, became Deacon of the Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in 1948 and was elected Assistant Pastor in 1959. He also served as Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Coney Island. He was instrumental in increasing membership and efforts to improve the church building. In 1971, he founded the United Community Baptist Mission and led 80 parishioners in the “Grand March” into 2512 Mermaid Avenue. Even after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 1992, he continued to dedicate himself to serving his community. (Treyger)

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