MAY 28, 2021
Mayor Lori Lightfoot cemented her “comprehensive plan” to honor Du Sable Thursday.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s proposal to honor Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable, the city’s first non-indigenous resident, pulls out all the stops with multiple statues, public artwork, a new festival and a renamed downtown Riverwalk. But it leaves out the proposal some aldermen and advocates have been pushing for 18 months: renaming a portion of Lake Shore Drive after Du Sable.
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