Video: La Grange Bike Club Founder Honored at “Raymond Fouquet Square”


As SBLA reported two weeks ago, the City of Los Angeles recognized one of the earlier leaders of the bicycling movement by naming the intersection of  Westwood Boulevard and La Grange Avenue as “Raymond Fouquet Square.” Streetsblog volunteer Jack Weiss was there to capture the event on video, which is embedded above. To read more on Raymond Fouquet, read Linton’s article from July 12.

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L.A. to Honor La Grange Bike Club Founder Raymond Fouquet This Sunday

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This Sunday, July 12, the city of Los Angeles will publicly recognize one of the longtime leaders of L.A. bicycling. The intersection of  Westwood Boulevard and La Grange Avenue will officially become “Raymond Fouquet Square.” There will be two separate events honoring Fouquet: At 7:45 a.m. Velo Club La Grange will host a short ceremony, and then […]

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