Here are some celebrities special enough to have their own street named after them.

Celebrities With Streets Named After Them  was originally published on

1. Duke Ellington

Musical artist Duke Ellington has a street named after him in Manhattan, NY. Right on 106th street to be exact! (Source: Mental Floss)

2. W.E.B. DuBois

In 2009, Bradhurst Avenue in New York was renamed “W.E.B DuBois Avenue” for the intellectual genius. (Source: BET)

3. Malcolm X

Civil rights activist Malcolm X was given a street name in New York back in 1987 named “Malcolm X Boulevard.” He also has streets named after him in Brooklyn, New York & Dallas. (Source: BET)

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