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These Streets Named After Celebrities Will Make You Want to Move Away From Main Street


Thanks to a unanimous vote by the New York City Council, you might soon be able to live on streets named after hip-hop legends Biggie Smalls (AKA Notorious B.I.G. AKA Christopher Wallace) and Wu-Tang Clan, as well as "This Land Is Your Land" composer and folk singer Willie Guthrie. As soon as the mayor signs off, that is.

Each of these honorary streets will be located in the artists' home boroughs, with Christopher Wallace Way set to be located on St. James Place, between Fulton Street and Gates Avenue in Brooklyn, where the rapper grew up.

Wu-Tang Clan District will occupy the space between Vanderbilt Avenue and Targee Street in Staten Island, and Woody Guthrie Way would be located on Mermaid Ave in Coney Island, between West 35th and West 36th Streets.

If you already frequent these spots, you might already know about the cultural weight they hold for these late legends, and may be a little more than bummed out to learn that people will soon be flocking in from every corner of the world to take selfies with your neighborhood street signs.

Source: getty