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Chicago's honorary brown street signs, days, and commemorative honors; the who, what, where, when and why.  Honorary Chicago guide book, maps, biographies, history, trivia, tours, and gifts.


New Honorary Sign Designations in Chicago

Complete list of honorary street sign designations in Chicago since 2014

Lists  -  Interactive Map and Charts  -  Infographics

Honorary Signs Dedicated in Chicago

New This Year

Alphabetical List

Apostle Cornelius Parker, Sr. Way

Buddy Williams Lane

Debra Gaurige Way

Fr. Larry Duris Way

Jonathan Bunge Way

Kenneth ‘Butch’ Campbell Way

Marge Britton Way

Pastor Victor H Rodriguez Way

Ronald Lucius Salazar Way

Sam Franco Way

  • = amendment to previously approved sign

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Scroll over the map markers to see the names on the signs

Map Data: Copyright 2017 Honorary Chicago; Copyright 2017 CartoDB, Copyright OpenStreetMap contributors.  
Source: City of Chicago data, Honorary Chicago analysis  
Note: marker indicates designated location not posted sign location.
Honorary Chicago junior map editors: E. Rivera, G. Kelly.  


GraphS of New Honorary Streets in Chicago Totals by Month and Year

New Honorary Signs in Chicago by month

Source: City of Chicago data, Honorary Chicago analysis. Note: August is holiday month

New Honorary Sign Designations - 7 Years. 2018 = 33, 2017 = 41, 2016 = 85, 2015 = 70, 2014 = 60, 2013 = 66, 2012 = 60

Source: City of Chicago data, Honorary Chicago research and analysis

* Indicates sign was originally approved in a previous year
** Note: in 2015 the Ward boundaries changed mid-year and may impact the reporting of ward totals.
Source: City of Chicago data, Honorary Chicago research and analysis

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