Ida B. Wells Drive Ceremony and Street Sign Unveiling

Ida B. Wells Drive (formerly Congress Parkway) Ceremony and Street Sign Unveiling

About this Event

Please join Alderman Sophia King and Alderman Brendan Reilly to celebrate this historic event – the renaming of Congress Parkway to Ida B. Wells Drive.

  • 10:00 am: VIP Reception
  • 10:15 am: Doors Open for General Admission
  • 10:45 am: Program Begins

RSVP (or ticket) REQUIRED for entry. To RSVP by phone or for additional information, call Kaitlin Delaney at 312-854-8018.

**Please note that all proceeds from this event will go to Ida B. Wells Memorial Foundation.**

Ice Storm – Feb 5

* WHAT…Significant icing expected due to freezing rain. Ice
accumulations of one-tenth to four-tenths of an inch expected…
with the highest ice amounts along and northwest of a line from
Streator to Morris to Joliet to downtown Chicago. Some snow and
sleet may mix with the freezing rain early in the evening.

* WHERE…Portions of north central and northeast Illinois.

* WHEN…From 6 PM this evening to 6 AM CST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Power outages and tree damage are possible
due to the ice. Travel could be nearly impossible on untreated
surfaces. The hazardous conditions may impact the evening