Wells Street (Chicago)
|This article needs additional citations for verification. (December 2008) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)|
|William Wells Street
|North end||Lincoln Avenue in Chicago|
|South end||cul-de-sac Just north of Roosevelt Road in Chicago|
Wells Street is a main North–South road in downtown Chicago. It is officially designated as 200 West, originally named 5th Avenue and is named in honor of William Wells, a United States Army Captain who died in the Battle of Fort Dearborn.
Several Chicago attractions are located on or near Wells Street, including Comiskey Park and Ed Debevic's. Some downtown blocks of Wells Street are located beneath the Chicago 'L' train system. The first Crate & Barrel store, which opened in 1962, was located on Wells Street.
Wells Street was named in Time Magazine's 1976 article "The Porno Plague".
|This Chicago-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This Illinois road or road transport-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|