CHICAGO (WLS) -- Community members, elected officials and the Chicago Park District have recommended naming the 31st Street Beach to honor Chicago artist and organizer Margaret Burroughs.
Burroughs co-founded the DuSable Museum of African-American history and the South Side Community Art Center. She died nearly five years ago.
The Park District Board is expected to unanimously approve the designation at its next meeting.
31st Street Beach likely to be named for Margaret Burroughs
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