Chicago to Name Street After Deceased Reporter

By Andrew Gauthier 

Robert Feder

Carlos Hernandez Gomez, the celebrated Chicago political reporter who died last January, will be permanently remembered by the city he loved with an honorary street named for him.

A stretch of Racine Avenue between Grand and Ogden will be designated “Carlos Hernandez Gomez Way” on Aug. 27, which would have been Gomez’s 37th birthday.

The dedication ceremony will begin at 4 p.m. The City Council resolution making it official was sponsored by 27th Ward Ald. Walter Burnett Jr. More…