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Javier 'Javy' Baez Way

Linda Zabors

Javier Baez plays for the Chicago Cubs baseball team and was a crucial part of the team's historic World Series win in 2016.

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Honorary Javier "Javy" Baez Way was dedicated on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 and drew a huge crowd of adults and children from the proud Puerto Rican community and beyond, most were wearing Chicago Cubs hats, shirts, jackets, and Javy's jersey number 9.  

"Congratulations Javier Baez" cake from a local bakery

"Congratulations Javier Baez" cake from a local bakery

Fan wearing Javier Baez Cubs jersey number 9 and flying the flag of Puerto Rico

Fan wearing Javier Baez Cubs jersey number 9 and flying the flag of Puerto Rico


The sign stands in Humboldt Park in front of "Little Cubs Field" and also at the Division Street entrance to the park on Luis Munoz Marin Drive.


The sign dedication was hosted by Alderman Roberto Maldonado and attended by Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

Ward: 26
Alderman: Roberto Maldonado
Neighborhood: Humboldt Park
Sign Dedication Ceremony: April 11, 2017

9/9/2014 Dedication of Honorary Sign to Police Officers Hauser & Killroy

Linda Zabors

Today at 6pm there will be a dedication of an honorary street in 36th Ward of Alderman Nicholas Sposato, at the corner of West Palmer Street and North Nordica Avenue.

Police officers Gregory Hauser (age 43) & Raymond Killroy (age 47) of the Grand-Central Chicago Police District died in the line of duty on May 13, 1990 when called to the scene of a domestic dispute on Nordica Ave.