Press Release
July 29, 2014

Statement From Mayor Emanuel Honoring Former Mayor Jane Byrne

Mayor's Press Office    312.744.3334

“As Mayor, Jane Byrne didn’t just blaze a new trail for women in politics. She blazed a new trail forward to a better future for the entire City of Chicago. She remains an iconic figure in Chicago so it’s only fitting that we rename her beloved plaza surrounding our iconic Water Tower in her honor. It will serve as a fitting tribute to her lasting legacy.”

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