Chicago renames iconic Lake Shore Drive for city’s ‘founder’ Jean Baptiste Point DuSable

USA TODAY, by Grace Hauck, June 25, 2021 CHICAGO — City officials voted Friday to rename a segment of the iconic Lake Shore Drive for the first non-Indigenous permanent settler of Chicago: Jean Baptiste Point DuSable. DuSable, originally from present-day Haiti, settled near the mouth of the Chicago River in the late 1770s, according to … Read more