Mayor Lori Lightfoot Doubles Down On Her Proposal To Honor Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable Without Renaming Lake Shore DriveTwo aldermen on Wednesday threw up a roadblock on Ald. David Moore’s (17th) proposed ordinance to rename Outer Lake Shore Drive from Hollywood Avenue to 67th Street after DuSable.
Plan To Rename Lake Shore Drive After Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable DelayedThe measure would rename the outer Drive from Hollywood Avenue to 67th Street after DuSable, the Black man credited with founding the city of Chicago.
After Heated Debate, City Council Committee Backs Plan To Rename Outer Lake Shore Drive After Jean Baptiste Point DuSableAfter an unusually lengthy and heated discussion on Thursday, a City Council committee signed off on a plan to rename Outer Lake Shore Drive after Jean Baptiste Point DuSable, the Black man credited with founding the city of Chicago.
Aldermen Pushing To Rename Lake Shore Drive After 'Founder Of Chicago' Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable“I think this is a historical opportunity, and it’s a great opportunity for the city of Chicago,” Ald. David Moore (17th) said.
Familiarize With Founders: Important Places To The People Who Built ChicagoFrom pioneer settlements to mansions, marks of citizens integral to Chicago's history abound in the area. Explore the following six locations for an historical perspective of what life was like for early Chicagoans.
Michigan Ave. Bridge Renamed For DuSableThe iconic Michigan Avenue Bridge will be renamed Friday to honor the first settler in Chicago.