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Honorary Streets: Bob

This adventure is dedicated to Bob. Meet the Bob behind each of these Chicago honorary streets, structures, and statues named for Bob, Robert, and Roberta.  For more information about Chicago's honorary streets visit us at www.honorarychicago.com

  • 1.

    Bob Pastorelli Street

    Bob Pastorelli Street

    Take a peek around the corner for 162 North Sangamon. You will see a green sign for "Pastorelli Foods, since 1927"

  • 2.

    Bob Bell Way

    Bob Bell Way

    Bob Bell portrayed "Bozo the Clown" and starred in Chicago's WGN-TV immensely popular and widely syndicated children's show from the 1960s, "Bozo's Circus"

  • 3.

    Bob Fosse Way

    Bob Fosse Way

    Bob Fosse, famous choreographer, director, and dancer

  • 4.

    Roberta Lieberman Way

    Roberta Lieberman Way

    Roberta Lieberman Way is located near theZolla/Lieberman Gallery which she established in 1979

  • 5.

    General Robert E. Wood

    General Robert E. Wood

    General Robert E. Wood, a former President of Sears Roebuck

  • 6.

    Bob Newhart Statue

    Bob Newhart Statue

    The comedian Bob Newhart with the television sitcom in his name

  • 7.

    Robert Abbott Avenue

    Robert Abbott Avenue

    Robert Abbot, founder of the Chicago Defender in 1905, a weekly newspaper publication and "America's Black Newspaper"

  • 8.

    Robert Lundergan Way

    Robert Lundergan Way

    Chicago honorary street for Robert Lundergan

  • 9.

    Robert Borgstrom Way

    Robert Borgstrom Way

    Robert Borgstrom, president of the family owned Wendella boat company which offers private charters, public tours, and water taxi service on the Chicago River

  • 10.

    Bob Collins Way

    Bob Collins Way

    Bob Collins, WGN's iconic early morning radio personality for 26 years, known to his listeners as "Uncle Bobby"

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