NYC Honorary Street Names
Rev. David M. Cory Place (Brooklyn)
Present name:Avenue T
Location:Between East 14th Street and East 15th Street
Honoree: Rev. David M. Cory (1903-1996) was pastor of Homecrest Presbyterian Church for four decades and also pastor of Beverly Presbyterian Church in Flatbush. He had served for 29 years as pastor of Cuyler Presbyterian Church in Boerum Hill. Its congregation included many Mohawk Indians, whose language he learned. In the 1930s, Rev. Cory was a Socialist Party candidate for office, including Congress. He was also President of the Iceberg Athletic Club, whose members take mid-winter swims in the Atlantic.
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