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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.



Complete list of honorary street sign designations in Chicago in 2018

List and Totals Graph

Honorary Streets - New in 2018


2018 List

January = 1

Carmie Shoes (Ward: 25)


February = 1

Robert L. Myers (WArd: 18)



Tillie Rybak (Ward: 26)

Inez Loredo (WArd: 25)

Ida B. Wells (WArd: 4)

Anthony J. Pappalas (Ward: 19)

Honorary Joseph Muntaner (Ward: 1)



Eugene Lang (Ward: 16)

Bielsko-Biala (WARD: 29)


May = 8

Chuck Renslow (Ward: 47)

Lt. Harold A. Bezazian (Ward: 46)

Major Gary Hughes (Ward: 13)

James "Jimmy" Tavolino (Ward: 25)

Tony's Deli (Ward: 41)

Jadwiga Kaczynska (Ward: 30)

Gorale Podhalanscy(Ward: 14, 30)

Henry L. Coleman, Sr. (Ward: 29)


June = 4



July =

August = Council Holiday

September = 

October = 

November =

December =



New Honorary Signs in Chicago by month in 2018 to date

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

Distribution of New Signs By Ward - Year-To-Date 2018


* Indicates sign was originally approved in a previous year

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