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Old 03-14-2015, 09:40 AM
 
Location: NW Atlanta
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The AJC article points out that Knight has never had anything named after her in her home state.

That being said, I'd still prefer that we leave street names alone and honor people with parks, squares, statues, etc.
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Cultural figures get streets named after them as well, although it's less common.
Except that they're not renaming the street in this case. This looks to be just an "honorary" naming of the road.
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Old 03-14-2015, 11:53 AM
 
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Except that they're not renaming the street in this case. This looks to be just an "honorary" naming of the road.
Well yeah, that's what I was referring to--similar to how a stretch of Baker Street downtown has the honorary designation of Xernona Clayton Way.
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Old 03-14-2015, 09:33 PM
 
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Except that they're not renaming the street in this case. This looks to be just an "honorary" naming of the road.
Very well. Just add that to the list of things I don't understand.
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