Stony Island name change plans on hold, report says

October 16, 2013 6:31:49 AM PDT
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is backing off on his plan to rename Stony Island Avenue for the late Bishop Arthur Brazier.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports there have been complaints about the cost and inconvenience to local merchants and residents.

The street renaming was apparently removed from the agenda at a council committee meeting last week.

The mayor's office insists the delay is temporary.

Bishop Brazier was pastor of the Apostolic Church of God in Chicago. He died in 2010.