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2018

Complete list of honorary street sign designations in Chicago in 2018

List and Totals Graph

Honorary Streets - New in 2018

 

2018 List
33 new honorary signs

January = 1

Carmie Shoes (Ward: 25)

 

February = 1

Robert L. Myers (WArd: 18)

 

MARCH = 5

Tillie Rybak (Ward: 26)

Inez Loredo (WArd: 25)

Ida B. Wells (WArd: 4)

Anthony J. Pappalas (Ward: 19)

Honorary Joseph Muntaner (Ward: 1)

 

APRIL = 2

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 = 3

Officer Barry D. Batson Sr.

FF Steve McNamee

Honorary Gus & June Travlos * (change to previous)

Betty Haynes

 

July = 5

Michael Isaac Green

Christ Temple Cathedral 

Martin and Theresa Campo

Rev. Malachi G. Baker, Jr. 

Jeanne Uzdawinis

August = Council Holiday

September = 3

Clifton P. Lewis (ward: 37)

Jerry Kehoe (Ward: 38)

Charles J. Barango (Ward: 39)

October = 4

Self Help * (Ward: 48)

Irma and Willie Pickens (Ward: 5)

Margaret Hartigan (WArd: 49)

Pastor Henrietta W Robinson (Ward: 16)

Doris Ivy (Ward: 2)

November = 0

December = 1

Isabel Lopez (Ward: 23)

  • = previously approved, changes made

 

2018

New Honorary Signs in Chicago by month in 2018

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