Chicago’s Kennedy Expressway Turns 50

Chicagotribune.com is looking back at Kennedy Expressway’s 50 years of history. Opened on November 5th, 1960 and originally named the Northwest Expressway, it was renamed to honor President John F. Kennedy as week aster he was assassinated in 1963. During Kennedy’s visits, hundreds of thousands lined the route to watch his motorcades. The expressway costs $232.3 million dollars to construct and spans 16 miles wide and 400 feet wide.

Churchill has short-term corporate housing available Nationwide. Please contact us at 866-255-0593 or National@FurnishedHousing.com for more information.

Courtesy of chicagotribune.com

0 Responses to “Chicago’s Kennedy Expressway Turns 50”



  1. Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s





%d bloggers like this: