Piece Of 53rd Street Named In Honor Of Yulelander 'Yolo 150' Seals, Streets And San Worker Killed By Salt Truck In FebruaryIn a fitting tribute, a street was named Wednesday in honor of a man who spent 25 years keeping Chicago’s streets clean and clear before he died tragically.
Archer Heights Street Named In Honor Of Maria And Guadalupe Lopez, Couple Who Died Of COVID-19Illinois has lost nearly 22,000 people to COVID-19; each of them leaving behind family, friends and loved ones still grappling with grief as we enter a new phase of the pandemic.
Street Named For Blair Holt, Teen Slain Shielding Friend From GunfireBlair Holt, 16, was killed 10 years ago Wednesday when he protected a friend as a gunman opened fire on a crowded CTA bus.
Young Cancer Victim Emily Beazley Dies After Inspiring 4-Year StruggleA 12-year-old girl, whose four-year struggle with cancer galvanized her neighborhood and inspired a wave of support over the last several weeks, has died.
Mount Greenwood Street Dedicated To 12-Year-Old Cancer Patient Emily BeazleyA street in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood was being dedicated Friday afternoon to a 12-year-old girl who has battled cancer for a third of her life.
Gary Renames Highway 20 After Former Mayor Rudy ClayThe 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.
Late Rapper To Be First Vietnamese American Honored With Street NameJohn "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.
Bernie Mac To Be Honored With Street NameThe late Bernie Mac is getting a special honor in Chicago.
Street Renamed For Cop Who Died In AccidentChicago 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.