NYC Honorary Street Names
Oratory Place (Brooklyn)
Present name:Duffield Street
Location:Between Willoughby Street and Myrtle Avenue
Honoree: The Church of St. Boniface, built by German immigrants in the 1870s, is located on this block. In 1990 it became the home of the Brooklyn Oratory of St. Philip Neri. The Oratory is a Catholic congregation of clergy and laity with a particular commitment to urban areas. It hosts numerous community based programs.
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