Survey data and the vote breakdown on DuSable Drive showed a sharp racial divide in support.
Renaming the landmark for Chicago’s Black founder would be a game-changer, but we can still also refer to Lake Shore Drive by its iconic appellation.
The culprit? A short-sighted decision to remove a critical piece of security hardware from Chicago’s docking stations.
Congress Parkway—not Balbo Drive—will reportedly be renamed for Ida B. Wells, leaving the honors to a “mass murderer” intact.
Aldermen are lining up support to rename Balbo Drive, named for a fascist, after the civil rights icon.
It would be the first permanent Chicago street renaming in 50 years, officials said.
A plaque explaining the controversial Italian aviator’s legacy could be added to the lakefront memorial, officials said.
Parking worries lead aldermen to put brakes on car-sharing pilot south of Cermak.
Aldermen move forward with an ordinance to remove tributes to Italo Balbo, a henchman of fascist dictator Benito Mussolini.
Responding to a campaign to remove tributes to the Mussolini henchman, some Chicagoans defend Italo Balbo’s legacy.
Also, Chance the Rapper is bringing sign language interpreters on tour.
Also, Jackson Park and public sculptures made a list of the city’s most endangered sites.
Also, Obama’s endorsement has been lucrative for alderman Sophia King’s reelection campaign.
Also, Obama’s first post-White House political move was endorsing Fourth Ward alderman Sophia King.
Also, Rahm vs. the rats.