Honorary Street Name

Officials unveil a sign naming U.S. Highway 20 in honor of late Mayor Rudy Clay. (Credit: Mike Krauser/CBS)

Gary Renames Highway 20 After Former Mayor Rudy Clay

The street naming played out like a funeral, with tributes to the former mayor on the steps of Gary City Hall, where the “Mayor Rudolph ‘Rudy’ Clay Memorial Highway” sign was unveiled Friday.

07/11/2014

John "Vietnam" Nguyen (Credit: Facebook)

Late Rapper To Be First Vietnamese American Honored With Street Name

John “Vietnam” Nguyen is the first Vietnamese American to get such an honor. He’s also the youngest person to get an honorary street name, and the first hip-hop artist.

03/13/2014

Actor Bernie Mac (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Bernie Mac To Be Honored With Street Name

The late Bernie Mac is getting a special honor in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2012

Chicago Police Department logo

Street Renamed For Cop Who Died In Accident

Chicago Police Officer John Lyons had the 7200 block of West Summerdale Avenue named on the Northwest Side in his honor in a Dec. 11 ceremony.

12/14/2010