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New Street Names at FAU

As part of the construction of FAU Stadium and Innovation Village Apartments, four major roadways on the Boca Raton campus have been renamed.

1) West University Drive (formerly Broward Ave.) starts at the westernmost signal (nearest I-95) off Glades Road. It runs north/south past the Student Union to the track and field complex.

2) East University Drive (formerly Florida Atlantic Blvd.) starts at the easternmost signal (nearest U.S. 1) off Glades Road. It runs north/south past University Village Apartments to the A.D. Henderson University School.

3) North University Drive (formerly Lee Street) runs east/west past the Rec Center, FAU Stadium and Innovation Village Apartments.

4) FAU Blvd. is the street running north from North University Drive (previously Lee Street) and east of FAU Stadium to Spanish River Blvd. Sections of this roadway are currently under construction and will be open on Opening Game Day, Oct., 15. The existing portion of old FAU Blvd., which extends between Palm Beach State College and the FAU Campus Operations Building/Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center will be known as NW 8th Ave.


http://www.fau.edu/facilities/osua/StreetNames.pdf

Personally I think they should have just changed old FAU blvd from Glades to Lee Street as University Drive and thats it.
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EXCELLENT FIND. I'm glad they're getting behind these kinds of changes. The old names were confusing to most and besides being more traditional, this streamlines that loop and simplifies things.

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owlcountry said

EXCELLENT FIND. I'm glad they're getting behind these kinds of changes. The old names were confusing to most and besides being more traditional, this streamlines that loop and simplifies things.

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Nice find Boozie!


Not liking the loss of Florida Atlantic Blvd to 8th Ave though.  What am I missing with the benefit of this name change??
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Where's Brogan Way and Schnellenberger Drive?
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Could they have sold the naming rights of the streets?

Teambeer is the most knowledgeable FAU sports fan I know, way smarter than me.
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Rick said

Not liking the loss of Florida Atlantic Blvd to 8th Ave though.  What am I missing with the benefit of this name change??

I suppose the numeric change just minimizes the "unimportant" streets. All the "important" ones are going to and from the stadium. Notice they didn't change Indian River Street either.

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