The streets of Chicago and how they got their names

Dave Plier

18 Sep 1998: A general view of a street sign at Waveland Avenue outside of Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois during a game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Chicago Cubs. The Reds defeated the Cubs 6-4. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel /Allsport

WGN Radio’s Dave Plier and Tom Hush share the stories behind how Chicago’s avenues, roads, boulevards, parkways, and drives were named.

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