List of memorials to John F. Kennedy

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Kennedy has appeared on the U.S. half-dollar coin since 1964

This is a list of memorials to John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States.

Cities[edit]

Schools[edit]

Airports and space center[edit]

Buildings[edit]

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Roads and bridges[edit]

Bust of Kennedy, with UQAM President Kennedy Pavilion behind, on Président-Kennedy Avenue in Montreal

Asia[edit]

  • Rue John Kennedy, a street in Beirut, Lebanon that was named in honor of President John F. Kennedy on November 30, 1963.[4]
  • Kennedy Street was the name of a street in Tehran, Iran, which was renamed Vahdat-e-Islami Street (Islamic Unity Street) after the Revolution of 1979.[5]
  • Kennedy Street, Netanya, Israel

Europe[edit]

France[edit]

  • Avenue John-Kennedy (John Kennedy Avenue), formerly Avenue de Paris, a street in Boulogne-sur-Mer
  • Avenue du Président John Kennedy (President John Kennedy Avenue), a street in Saint-Malo
  • Avenue du Président John Fitzgerald Kennedy (President John Fitzgerald Kennedy Avenue), a street in Saint-Germain-en-Laye
  • Avenue du Président-Kennedy (President Kennedy Avenue), a street in Béthune
  • Avenue du Président-Kennedy (President Kennedy Avenue), a street in Lille
  • Avenue du Président-Kennedy (President Kennedy Avenue), formerly Quai du Fossé, a street in Mulhouse
  • Avenue du Président-Kennedy (President Kennedy Avenue), formerly Quai de Passy, a street running alongside the Seine in Paris, in the 16th arrondissement
  • Avenue du Président-Kennedy (President Kennedy Avenue), a street in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin
  • Avenue Président John Kennedy (President John Kennedy Avenue), a street in Dijon
  • Avenue Président-Kennedy (President Kennedy Avenue), a street in Dreux
  • Avenue Président-Kennedy (President Kennedy Avenue), a street in Narbonne
  • Avenue Président-Kennedy (President Kennedy Avenue), a street in Neufchâteau
  • Avenue Président-Kennedy (President Kennedy Avenue), a street in Soissons
  • Avenue Président-Kennedy (President Kennedy Avenue), a street in Orléans
  • Boulevard John Fitzgerald Kennedy (John Fitzgerald Kennedy Boulevard), a street in Clermont-Ferrand
  • Boulevard John Kennedy (John Kennedy Boulevard), a street in Bourg-en-Bresse
  • Boulevard John Kennedy (John Kennedy Boulevard), a street in Corbeil-Essonnes
  • Boulevard John Kennedy (John Kennedy Boulevard), a street in Dijon
  • Boulevard John Kennedy (John Kennedy Boulevard), a street in Draguignan
  • Boulevard John Kennedy (John Kennedy Boulevard), a street in Vichy
  • Boulevard du Président-Kennedy (President Kennedy Boulevard), a street in Sens
  • Boulevard Président-Kennedy (President Kennedy Boulevard), a street in Aix-en-Provence
  • Boulevard Président-Kennedy (President Kennedy Boulevard), a street in Béziers
  • Corniche Président John F. Kennedy, formerly Promenade de la Corniche, a street in Marseille, running along the sea front in the 7th and 8th arrondissements
  • Cours John Kennedy (John Kennedy Walk), a street in Nantes
  • Promenade J. Fitzgerald Kennedy (J.Fitzgerald Kennedy Promenade), formerly Boulevard de l'Atlantique, a promenade in Les Sables-d'Olonne
  • Rue J. F. Kennedy (J. F. Kennedy Street), formerly Rue Jeanne d'Arc, a street in Metz
  • Rue du Président Kennedy (President Kennedy Street), formerly Rue de Cambrai, a street in Saint-Quentin
  • Rue John Kennedy (John Kennedy Street), a street in Grenoble

Germany[edit]

  • John-F.-Kennedy-Brücke (John F. Kennedy Bridge), a bridge over the Isar in Munich, formerly Herzog-Heinrich-Brücke, renamed in 1964
  • Kennedybrücke (Kennedy Bridge), a bridge over the Rhine in Bonn
  • Kennedybrücke (Kennedy Bridge), a bridge in Bremerhaven, completed in 1961 and named after Kennedy following his assassination.
  • Kennedybrücke (Kennedy Bridge), a bridge in Hamburg, between the Binnenalster and Außenalster. Completed in 1953 and originally named Neue Lombardsbrücke, it was renamed Kennedybrücke after the assassination in 1963.
  • Kennedystrasse (Kennedy Street), a street in Amberg
  • Kennedystrasse (Kennedy Street), a street in Bergheim
  • Kennedystrasse (Kennedy Street), a street in Maintal
  • Kennedystrasse (Kennedy Street), a street in Oldenburg
  • Kennedystrasse (Kennedy Street), a street in Puchheim
  • Kennedyallee (Kennedy Avenue), a street in Frankfurt am Main

Italy[edit]

  • Corso John Fitzgerald Kennedy (John Fitzgerald Kennedy Street), a street in Rivoli
  • Via John Fitzgerald Kennedy (John Fitzgerald Kennedy Street), a street in Caserta
  • Via John Fitzgerald Kennedy (John Fitzgerald Kennedy Street), a street in Cosenza
  • Via John Fitzgerald Kennedy (John Fitzgerald Kennedy Street), a street in Naples
  • Via John Fitzgerald Kennedy (John Fitzgerald Kennedy Street), a street in Recale
  • Via John Fitzgerald Kennedy (John Fitzgerald Kennedy Street), a street in Salerno
  • Via Presidente Kennedy (President Kennedy Street), a street in Pozzallo
  • Viale Presidente Kennedy (President Kennedy Avenue), a street in Catania

Netherlands[edit]

  • John F. Kennedylaan (John F. Kennedy Avenue), a street in Apeldoorn
  • John F. Kennedylaan (John F. Kennedy Avenue), a street in Baarn
  • John F. Kennedylaan (John F. Kennedy Avenue), a street in Breda
  • John F. Kennedylaan (John F. Kennedy Avenue), a street in Eindhoven
  • John F. Kennedylaan (John F. Kennedy Avenue), a street in Heerlen
  • John F. Kennedylaan (John F. Kennedy Avenue), a street in Rijswijk
  • John F. Kennedylaan (John F. Kennedy Avenue), a street in Rotterdam
  • John F. Kennedylaan (John F. Kennedy Avenue), a street in Valkenswaard
  • John F. Kennedylaan (John F. Kennedy Avenue), a street in Vught
  • John F. Kennedylaan (John F. Kennedy Avenue), a street in Helden
  • Kennedystraat (Kennedy Street), a street in Berlicum
  • Kennedystraat (Kennedy Street), a street in Drunen
  • Kennedystraat (Kennedy Street), a street in Geleen
  • Kennedystraat (Kennedy Street), a street in Hoensbroek
  • Kennedystraat (Kennedy Street), a street in Liempde
  • Kennedystraat (Kennedy Street), a street in Ulestraten

Spain[edit]

  • Calle del Presidente Kennedy (President Kennedy Street), a street in Villafranca de los Barros
  • Calle Kennedy (Kennedy Street), a street in Benidorm
  • Calle Presidente Kennedy (President Kennedy Street), a street in Madrid (in the Getafe district)
  • Carrer del President Kennedy (President Kennedy Street), a street in Banyoles
  • Carrer del President Kennedy (President Kennedy Street), a street in Figueres
  • Plaça de John F. Kennedy (President Kennedy Square), a square in Barcelona

North America[edit]

Bahamas[edit]

Barbados[edit]

Mexico[edit]

Canada[edit]

  • President Kennedy Avenue, a street in Montreal. Kennedy was a popular figure in predominantly Roman Catholic Quebec, and was honored with a street in Montreal.
  • Route-du-Président-Kennedy, the official name of Quebec Route 173, a major north/south highway on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River in Quebec, Canada. This road is also known as the old path from Québec city to Boston.

Dominican Republic[edit]

United States of America[edit]

Puerto Rico[edit]

  • Calle Kennedy (Kennedy Street), a street in Arecibo
  • Calle Kennedy (Kennedy Street), a street in Dorado
  • Calle John F. Kennedy (John F. Kennedy Street), a street in Caguas
  • Calle John F. Kennedy (John F. Kennedy Street), a street in Las Piedras
  • John F. Kennedy Expressway, a segment of Puerto Rico state road (PR-2) in San Juan.

South America[edit]

Africa[edit]

Plazas and squares[edit]

Asia[edit]

Europe[edit]

  • John-F.-Kennedy-Platz (John F. Kennedy Square), a square located in Berlin-Schöneberg in the location where Kennedy gave his "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech on June 26, 1963.
  • Kennedy Memorial Park, formerly Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland officially renamed in 1965 in honour of Kennedy, who visited Galway city shortly before his assassination. There is also a bronze bust there to commemorate him.
  • John F. Kennedys Plads (John F. Kennedy's Square), a square in central Aalborg, Denmark. Adjacent is a shopping mall and bus terminal called Kennedy Arkaden (The Kennedy Arcade).

Belgium[edit]

  • John F. Kennedyplein (John F. Kennedy Square), a square in Blankenberge
  • John F. Kennedyplein (John F. Kennedy Square), a square in Bruges
  • Place John F. Kennedy (John F. Kennedy Square), a square in Charleroi
  • President Kennedyplein (President Kennedy Square), a square in Ostend

France[edit]

  • Place John F. Kennedy (John F. Kennedy Square), a square in Blois
  • Place John F. Kennedy (John F. Kennedy Square), a square in Perpignan
  • Place du Président Kennedy (President Kennedy Square), a square in Angers
  • Place du Président Kennedy (President Kennedy Square), a square in Cherbourg
  • Place du Président Kennedy (President Kennedy Square), a square in Issy-les-Moulineaux
  • Place du Président Kennedy (President Kennedy Square), a square in Plérin
  • Place du Président Kennedy (President Kennedy Square), a square in Vanves

Italy[edit]

  • Piazza John Fitzgerald Kennedy (John Fitzgerald Kennedy Square), a square in Castelfiorentino
  • Piazza John Fitzgerald Kennedy (John Fitzgerald Kennedy Square), a square in La Spezia
  • Piazza John Fitzgerald Kennedy (John Fitzgerald Kennedy Square), a square in Marotta
  • Piazza John Fitzgerald Kennedy (John Fitzgerald Kennedy Square), a square in Ravenna
  • Piazza John Fitzgerald Kennedy (John Fitzgerald Kennedy Square), a square in Rome, near the Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana
  • Piazza Kennedy (Kennedy Square), a square in Bellusco
  • Piazza Kennedy (Kennedy Square), a square in Celico
  • Piazza Kennedy (Kennedy Square), a square in Cirò Marina
  • Piazza Kennedy (Kennedy Square), a square in Forino
  • Piazza Kennedy (Kennedy Square), a square in Jesolo
  • Piazza Kennedy (Kennedy Square), a square in Lamezia Terme
  • Piazza Kennedy (Kennedy Square), a square in Loreto
  • Piazza Kennedy (Kennedy Square), a square in Qualiano

Netherlands[edit]

  • John F. Kennedyplein (John F. Kennedy Square), a square in Purmerend
  • President Kennedyplein (President Kennedy Square), a square in Beverwijk
  • President Kennedyplein (President Kennedy Square), a square in Leidschendam
  • President Kennedyplein (President Kennedy Square), a square in Kaatsheuvel
  • President Kennedyplein (President Kennedy Square), a square in Maastricht

Spain[edit]

  • Plaça John F. Kennedy (John F. Kennedy Square), a square in Barcelona

North America[edit]

  • John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza in Dallas, Texas, a square not far from the site of the assassination. The memorial consists of an empty platform with "John Fitzgerald Kennedy" engraved along its side, surrounded by a square cement enclosure with two openings.

South America[edit]

  • John F. Kennedy Park in the Miraflores District in Lima, Peru commonly named Parque Kennedy is a central plaza which regularly has flea markets and art exhibitions.

Memorials, busts and statues[edit]

The John F. Kennedy memorial in Dallas, Texas.
  • Yad Kennedy, a memorial to the U.S. president, was established on a crest in the Jerusalem Forest, part of which is designated the John F. Kennedy Peace Forest, on the southwest outskirts of Jerusalem, Israel, near Aminadav.
  • A Kennedy memorial was established in Runnymede, England, where the Magna Carta was sealed.
  • A bust of President Kennedy was dedicated on May 31, 1965 at Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn, New York. The bust was removed in 2003 for restoration, and reinstalled in 2010.
  • Jacques Lipchitz's bust of Kennedy at the Military Park in Newark, New Jersey was dedicated on November 11, 1965.
  • A life size statue of President John F. Kennedy in the presidential statues across from the Puerto Rico Capitol in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • A bust of President Kennedy stands outside International Student House on Great Portland St in London. It was unveiled in May 1965 by Senator Robert Kennedy.
  • A bust of President Kennedy by Hungarian-Canadian Paul Lancz (1919-2005) stands on President Kennedy Avenue (French: Avenue du Président-Kennedy) in Montreal. It was dedicated in 1986 and relocated in 2011 to a different site on the same street due to the development of the Quartier des spectacles.
  • The J. F. Kennedy Memorial, a 1968 mosaic in Birmingham, England
  • On June 29, 2008, Kennedy's sister, Jean Kennedy Smith, unveiled a statue of her late brother at New Ross, County Wexford, Ireland.[8]
  • A bust of President John F. Kennedy by Felix de Weldon at Kennedy Library, Columbia Point, Boston, MA - spqrfineart.com
  • A bronze statue of John F. Kennedy by Isabel McIlvain on the grounds of the Massachusetts State House was dedicated on May 29, 1990.
  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy Memorial (Portland, Oregon)
  • A bust of John F. Kennedy in downtown Nashua, New Hampshire commemorates January 25, 1960 as the first campaign stop in Kennedy's bid for the presidency.

Songs[edit]

Other[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kennedy Memorials Surge Continuing Across World," Charleston (W.V.) Daily Mail, November 29, 1963
  2. ^ "John F. Kennedy High School". www.jfkcougars.org. Retrieved 2017-01-02. 
  3. ^ Association of College Unions International "Union Spotlight: John F. Kennedy Memorial Union, University of Dayton". Retrieved 2009-01-09. 
  4. ^ Middle East forum, Volumes 39-40, page 112
  5. ^ Jason Elliot. Mirrors of the Unseen: Journeys in Iran. Picador. p. 15. 
  6. ^ "Kennedy Guest House:Siddaganga Institute Of Technology,Tumkur". Retrieved 2012-11-05. 
  7. ^ Larkana, Chamber of Commerce. "John F. Kennedy". Retrieved 4 November 2013. 
  8. ^ Mac Cormaic, Raudhán (2008-03-20). "Kennedy Smith recalls 'wonderful memories' of brother's 1963 visit". Top Story. The Irish Times. Retrieved 2009-03-02. 
  9. ^ Fricke, David. (1996). Turn! Turn! Turn! (1996 CD liner notes). 
  10. ^ "Main House At Kennedy Compound Given To Institute". WBUR. January 30, 2012. Retrieved March 4, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Send a New Year's Message to the Moon on Japan's SELENE Mission: Buzz Aldrin, Ray Bradbury and More Have Wished Upon the Moon" (Press release). The Planetary Society. 2007-01-11. Retrieved 2007-07-14. 
  12. ^ "Day In Dallas". Historic Auto Attractions. Retrieved 2013-11-22. 

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