The brown honorary street signs that sprout from light poles across chicago likely will start to get culled under a plan that will head to the city council next week. Thomas allen worried aloud that honorary signs could cause public safety problems.
Most often the nomination is made by chicago residents.
How to get an honorary street sign in chicago. The who where when and why of chicago s honorary streets and commemorative honors. She has given free. If approved the city council issues and order to install the honorary sign at the designated location.
You ll need to be dead to get an honorary street sign under new proposal. The new rules would mean city crews would hit chicago s streets in 2022 to remove all of the street signs. The who where and why of chicago s brown honorary street signs self published in 2014 with a second edition released late last year.
That led to a book honorary chicago. In order for a sign to be approved by city council it needs to be proposed by an alderman or by the mayor. These street signs are now so numerous as to be meaningless if not confusing.
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