NYC Honorary Street Names

Pratt

Reverend Dr. John L. Pratt Sr. Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:Clermount (sic) Avenue
Location:Between Myrtle Avenue and Willoughby Avenue
Honoree:  The Rev. Dr. John L Pratt, Sr. was pastor of the Zion Shiloh Baptist Church for 30 years. A civic as well as a religious leader, he was at the forefront of efforts to ensure that the Fort Greene community remained a stronghold for affordable housing. Rev. Pratt was recording secretary for the Progressive National Baptist Convention; moderator of the New York Missionary Association, and president of the Brooklyn Council of Churches. He was also a member of the Cumberland Diagnostic and Treatment Center Community Advisory Board, the Advisory Board of Community Board 2, the Cumberland Community Board, and the Fort Greene Support and Rescue Group. In 2002, on the 25th anniversary of his pastorate, his accomplishments were cited in the Congressional Record. (Cumbo)
LL:2017/237
Reverend John Pratt Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:Clermont Avenue
Location:Between Myrtle Avenue and Willoughby Avenue
Honoree: The Rev. Dr. John L Pratt, Sr. was pastor of the Zion Shiloh Baptist Church for 30 years. A civic as well as a religious leader, he was at the forefront of efforts to ensure that the Fort Greene community remained a stronghold for affordable housing. Rev. Pratt was recording secretary for the Progressive National Baptist Convention; moderator of the New York Missionary Association, and president of the Brooklyn Council of Churches. He was also a member of the Cumberland Diagnostic and Treatment Center Community Advisory Board, the Advisory Board of Community Board 2, the Cumberland Community Board, and the Fort Greene Support and Rescue Group. In 2002, on the 25th anniversary of his pastorate, his accomplishments were cited in the Congressional Record. (Cumbo)
LL:2017/45


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