NYC Honorary Street Names

Gonzalez

Abrian Gonzalez Place (Brooklyn)
Present name:Dikeman Street
Location:Between Dwight Street and Richards Street
Honoree: Abrian Gonzalez (1985-2006) attended P.S. 15, as a youth. He inspired the other students to stay away from crime and drugs.
LL:2007/28
Phyllis Gonzalez Way (Manhattan)
Present name:None
Location:At the southwest corner of 29th Street and 9th Avenue
Honoree: Phyllis Gonzalez (1947-2012) was a long-time housing advocate in Chelsea. She was four-term president of the Elliott-Chelsea Houses. As a social worker for the Hudson Guild, she worked on moving residents from the Allerton and Martinique welfare hotels into the Elliott-Chelsea Houses. She fought hard to make sure the buildings got new closed circuit cameras during a spike of violent crimes. She was also on the Hudson Guild’s Neighborhood Advisory Council, a member of Community Board 4, and a member of the PTA at PS 33. She was instrumental in helping open the Chelsea Recreation Center and would often accompany residents to court and assist with translation. (Johnson)
LL:2014/34
SFC Luis M. Gonzalez Street (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:Intersection of 108th Street and 49th Avenue
Honoree: Luis Manuel Gonzalez (1982-2009) joined the Army in 2002. Assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division, he was killed in combat in Afghanistan when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device.
LL:2011/47


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