ECHO PARK — The City Council voted unanimously today to rename Elysian Park Avenue in honor of Vin Scully as the legendary broadcaster prepares for what he says will most likely be his last season offering play-by-play of Dodger games after 66 years.
The council motion that was approved 12-0 directs the Bureau of Engineering to start the process of wiping Elysian Park Avenue off the map after more than a century and replacing it with Vin Scully Avenue. The two-block street runs between Sunset Boulevard and Stadium Way near one of the ballpark’s main entrances.
It would not be the first time a local street has been changed to a name connected with the ballpark. Stadium Way, for example, was once named Chavez Ravine Road.
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