NYC Honorary Street Names


Chief John Moran Way (Queens)
Present name:Beach 118th Street
Location:Between Rockaway Beach Boulevard and the Boardwalk
Honoree: Chief John Moran (b. 1959) died on September 11, 2001 during fire and rescue operations following the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center
Shirley Moran Square (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:Intersection of 21st St and 35th Ave
Honoree: Shirley Ann Moran (1936-1993) moved to the Ravenswood Houses in 1956. A mother of two children, she became active in civic activities. Having attended only grade school, she returned to school as an adult, earned a high school diploma and went on to study at Queens College. She served 6 years as president of the Ravenswood Tenant's Association. She was long active in the Girl Scouts and was chairperson of the Northern Queens Girl Scouts Association.

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