NYC Honorary Street Names

St. Mary

St. Mary Star of the Sea Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:Court Street
Location:Between Nelson Street and Luquer Street
Honoree: This designation marked the church’s 150th year The parish was created by Archbishop John Hughes to serve a new population in South Brooklyn and Red Hook, mostly immigrant laborers drawn by the shipping boom on the docks of Erie Basin and Gowanus Canal. The cornerstone of the church was laid on July 17, 1853 and dedicated on April 29, 1855 by Bishop Bacon.

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