Should Lake Shore Drive Be Renamed For DuSable? You Shared, ‘Reset’ Listened

Winter Weather Illinois
People look to the Lake Michigan at Montrose beach in Chicago, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. Pounding waves and steady rain brought by a winter storm Saturday forced the closure of parts of Lake Shore Drive and South Shore Drive due to flooding. AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh / Associated Press
Winter Weather Illinois
People look to the Lake Michigan at Montrose beach in Chicago, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. Pounding waves and steady rain brought by a winter storm Saturday forced the closure of parts of Lake Shore Drive and South Shore Drive due to flooding. AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh / Associated Press

Should Lake Shore Drive Be Renamed For DuSable? You Shared, ‘Reset’ Listened

The name “Lake Shore Drive” is as Chicago as our famous 7-topping hotdog, but some aldermen want to honor Chicago’s first non-native Black resident by renaming part of the drive after Jean Baptise Point DuSable.

Reset takes the pulse of listeners about the proposed change, which is expected to be voted on in City Council in June.

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