LOS ANGELES - Former President Barack Obama can soon add a street name to his long list of accolades and accomplishments.
The city of Los Angeles is honoring Obama by renaming a road in his honor next month.
Rodeo Road will be officially renamed Obama Boulevard on May 4 during a renaming ceremony and street festival on May 4, according to a social media post from City Council President Herb Wesson.
It’s here! Join us May 4 for the Obama Blvd. naming ceremony and street festival! The event is FREE to the public but tickets are limited, so sign up to reserve your spot today ➡️ https://t.co/1cy9WRt8ad #ObamaFestLA #ObamaBlvd pic.twitter.com/JgRgfkSlLF— L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson (@HerbJWesson) April 23, 2019
The City Council unanimously approved Wesson’s proposal last summer to rename a 4-mile stretch of Rodeo Road between Jefferson Boulevard and Arlington Avenue in honor of the 44th president, KTLA-TV reported.
The renaming ceremony and festival will take place where Obama Boulevard intersects with Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in South L.A.
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