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Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable Drive

Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable Drive
Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable Drive

Uptown Tent Camp Moved So City Can Repair Viaduct After Fires, But Residents Say ‘We’re Going Back’

Tent city residents willingly relocated to nearby parkland and have been told they can return to the viaducts once work is finished, officials and residents said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

‘DuSable Lake Shore Drive’ Name Change Compromise Could Get Sealed By City Council Friday

The City Council is back Friday after a chaotic Wednesday meeting got pushed back. Meanwhile, 22 aldermen sent Mayor Lori Lightfoot a letter asking her to follow City Council procedures.

Citywide

Lake Shore Drive Could Be Renamed Du Sable Drive Today As City Council Prepares To Vote

City Council will consider changing the iconic drive's name over Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s objections.

Downtown

Lake Shore Drive Renamed Du Sable Drive? Name Change Approved By Key City Committee

The name change will now go before the full City Council — over Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s objections.

Citywide

Aldermen Clash In Heated Hearing Over Proposal To Rename Lake Shore Drive For Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable

The long-stalled discussion prompted Ald. David Moore and Ald. Ed Burke to argue over the prospect of thousands of residents having to change their addresses.

Citywide

Proposal To Rename Lake Shore Drive For Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable Stalled Again

A hearing to consider the ordinance, introduced more than a year ago, is scheduled for Friday, but no vote is expected.

Citywide

Aldermen Consider Push To Rename Lake Shore Drive For Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable

Du Sable, who was of African descent, is considered the first permanent non-Indigenous settler in Chicago.

Citywide