Jim Morrison to have public square in Paris named in his honor

It’s official: the Council of Paris recently voted unanimously on Resolution 68 to name a public square after Jim Morrison. The daily French newspaper, Le Figaro, reports that the family’s approval is still required and the exact location is to be determined.

The proposal to name a pubic space after Jim Morrison was initiated as early as 2013 by Jérôme Dubus, city councilman for the 17th district of Paris and spokesman for the group Parisiens Progressistes, Constructifs et Indépendants (PPCI).

In 2013, the Council of Paris already voted favorably on naming a “public square, street or cultural institution” after Morrison. Five years later, turns out Jim gets a public square. I’m not sure what the difference is between these two votes and why it took five years. I’m going to reach out to Mr. Dubus with some questions. Check back here for updates.

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