Hoods quiz -- Dec. 21

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Who is May Street named after?

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Arlene Sisoa won the last Hoods Quiz. She knew Lincoln Avenue was rerouted between Lawrence and Leland in 1978.

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Horatio N. May

May street was named after Elizabeth May Curtiss

Larry is correct, but he should have mentioned that "May" was the daughter of Chicago's 9th Mayor, James Curtiss.

So is the adjacent Elizabeth Street also named after her as well?

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