NYC Honorary Street Names

Morrish

Lawrence "Larry" Morrish Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:None
Location:Southeast corner of 101st Street and Fort Hamilton Parkway
Honoree: Larry Morrish (1944-2016) founded the Bay Ridge Ambulance Volunteer Organization, now the largest volunteer service in New York State, in 1974. He also founded the Bay Ridge Saint Patrick's Day Parade in the 1990s and the Bay Ridge Unity Task Force to promote interfaith peace following the 9/11 attacks. Larry was was a supporter of the Ft. Hamilton Army base. Among other projects, he spearheaded an initiative to help transitioning soldiers and NY National Guard veterans returning from deployment to find jobs with the Bureau of Prisons (BOP). His efforts with Fort Hamilton earned him recognition from senior military leaders in the Military District of Washington and at Fort Hamilton. A room at the Military Entrance Processing Station is named in his honor. (Brannan)
LL:2019/24


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