NYC Honorary Street Names

Monk

Archbishop Anthony R. Monk Sr. Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:None
Location:Intersection of Fulton Street and Buffalo Avenue
Honoree: Anthony R. Monk, Sr. (dates?) was very active in the community for over 65 years. He spent his teenaged years as a drug dealer, thief and gun-maker. He turned to God and later, after his fatherís passing, took over managing Monkís Memorial Non-Denominational Church. He was the Chief Prelate of a Non-Denominational Organization with churches from New England to Florida and in the Dominican Republic. He consecrated over 25 Bishops and trained over 500 preachers and pastors. In his community, he helped establish businesses, healthcare centers and affordable housing. He also assisted in cleaning out crack houses and helped ex-offenders get help and become more productive in society. (Samuel)
LL:2018/139


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