CHICAGO (CBS) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot and wife Amy Eshleman helped City Hall get a little more colorful on Thursday, unveiling a rainbow crosswalk on the LaSalle Street side of the building in honor of Pride Month.
City officials also unveiled another crosswalk outside City Hall painted in the colors of the transgender pride flag.READ MORE: 4 Dead, 4 Injured After Shooting At Gathering In Englewood
Lightfoot is the city’s first openly lesbian mayor.READ MORE: Suburban Mom's Facebook Was Hacked, And She Was Locked Out, Years Of Memories Disappearing
Other city leaders waved Chicago flags in the colors of the rainbow outside City Hall on Thursday to show support for the LGBTQ+ community as the city celebrates Pride Month.
Several crosswalks along Halsted Street in Lakeview and Boystown also are permanently painted in the colors of the rainbow to honor the LGBTQ+ community.MORE NEWS: Massive Chemical Plant Fire In Rockton, Illinois, Could Burn For Days