APR 30, 2021
Ald. Howard Brookins and Ald. David Moore during Thursday’s transportation committee meeting.
A proposal to rename Lake Shore Drive after Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable advanced to the City Council floor with unanimous support Thursday after a tumultuous meeting packed with heated discussions, confusion over legal language and one alderman’s extended showcase of a State Farm road atlas.
Members of the City Council Committee on Transportation and Public Way met for more than two hours Thursday to consider the proposal (SO2019-7918) that had stalled for 18 months after Ald. David Moore (17) introduced it.
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