MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Miami-Dade County has long been known as Wade County and now the retired Heat superstar Dwyane Wade officially has a street named after him.
On Tuesday, the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously to designate a portion of Northeast 7th Street from Biscayne Blvd. to NE 2nd Avenue near the newly renamed FTX Arena as Dwyane Wade Boulevard.READ MORE: Man Injured By Jaguar At Florida Zoo
The prestigious honor was given to Wade in February by the City of Miami, but County Commissioners also had to approve it.READ MORE: Florida Students FSA Test Scores Fall In COVID Slide
The resolution was co-sponsored by sponsored by Commissioner Keon Hardemon and co-sponsored by Chairman Jose “Pepe” Diaz.MORE NEWS: Florida K-9 Helps His Handler With Gender Reveal
Wade, a 13-time NBA All-Star, spent the majority of his 16-year career playing for Miami Heat, where he won three NBA championships and had his No. 3 jersey retired by the Heat in February of 2021.