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

SchoolsEdit

  • At Harvard University:
    • The Harvard Institute of Politics serves as a living memorial which promotes public service in his name.
    • The School of Government is known as the John F. Kennedy School of Government.
  • John F. Kennedy University opened in Pleasant Hill, California, in 1964 as a school for adult education.
  • Hundreds of schools across the U.S. were named in Kennedy's honor. The first school in the United States named after him, while he was alive, had been the Kennedy Middle School, in Cupertino, California. In the week after Kennedy's death, the first schools renamed for him were the Kennedy Elementary School in Butte, Montana and the John F. Kennedy Middle School on Long Island in Bethpage, New York.[1] Both schools held Board Meetings on November 26, at which time the new names were adopted.
  • John F Kennedy Catholic School, in Hemel Hempstead, England
  • John F. Kennedy Elementary School, Great Neck, New York, United States
  • John Kennedy College, Mauritius
  • In 1966, a new secondary school (for students aged 11–18) was founded in Coventry, England. Originally scheduled to be named in honour of former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, it was instead named President Kennedy School and Community College.
  • Several schools in The Netherlands are named after him, including John F Kennedy-School in The Hague, John F. Kennedybasisschool in Volendam, Basisschool John F. Kennedy in Oss, Rooms Katholieke Basisschool John F. Kennedyschool in Arnhem, John F Kennedyschool in Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, John F. Kennedy School in 's-Gravenzande, and Jenaplanschool John F. Kennedy in Zwijndrecht.

Airports and space centerEdit

  • NASA's Launch Operations Center at Cape Canaveral was renamed the John F. Kennedy Space Center. Cape Canaveral itself was likewise renamed Cape Kennedy, but a referendum passed by Florida voters in 1973 reverted it to its original name.
  • New York International Airport (formerly known as Idlewild Airport) was renamed John F. Kennedy International Airport on December 24, 1963. Today, the airport is widely referred to as "JFK" which is now its IATA code.
  • John F. Kennedy Memorial Airport, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States.

BuildingsEdit

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John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Roads and bridgesEdit

President Kennedy (bust) on Président-Kennedy Avenue, Montreal, 2005-10-21

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

AsiaEdit

  • Rue John Kennedy, a street in Beirut, Lebanon that was named in honor of President John F. Kennedy on November 30, 1963.[3]
  • 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.[4]
  • Kennedy Street, Netanya, Israel

EuropeEdit

  • John F. Kennedy Estate, a street in Washington, England, near Washington Old Hall
  • Avenue J. F. Kennedy (J. F. Kennedy Avenue), a street in Luxembourg
  • Avenue John Kennedy (John Kennedy Avenue), a street in Brussels, Belgium
  • Avenue Président J. F. Kennedy (President J. F. Kennedy Avenue), a street in Monaco, near Port Hercule
  • John F. Kennedy Street, a street in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
  • John Kennedy Avenue, a street in Nicosia, Cyprus
  • John Kennedy Street, a street in Zemun/Novi Beograd (runs through both municipalities) in north-west Belgrade, Serbia, 1.45 km in length.
  • Kennedybrücke (Kennedy Bridge), a bridge in Vienna, Austria, finished in 1964 and named after John F. Kennedy, who met Nikita Khrushchev in Vienna in 1961.
  • Kennedytunnel, one of the busiest highway tunnels in Europe, built in the 1960s in Antwerp, Belgium, and named after President Kennedy.
  • Kennedy Avenue, a major highway in Istanbul, Turkey

FranceEdit

  • 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-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
  • 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
  • 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

GermanyEdit

  • 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

ItalyEdit

  • 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

NetherlandsEdit

  • 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
  • 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

SpainEdit

  • 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 Presidente Kennedy (President Kennedy Street), a street in Banyoles
  • Carrer del Presidente Kennedy (President Kennedy Street), a street in Figueres

North AmericaEdit

Dominican RepublicEdit

  • Avenida John F. Kennedy (John F. Kennedy Avenue), a major roadway in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

BahamasEdit

  • John F. Kennedy Drive, a major roadway in New Providence

CanadaEdit

  • 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.

United States of AmericaEdit

Puerto RicoEdit

  • 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 AmericaEdit

FictionEdit

  • In Hill Valley, California in the 1985 film Back to the Future, there is a street called Riverside Drive that was renamed John F. Kennedy Drive sometime before 1985. When Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) travels back to 1955, he is looking for 1640 Riverside Drive. When he asks his future grandfather Sam Baines (George DiCenzo) where Riverside Drive is, Sam tells him, "Other end of town a block past Maple." Marty says, "A block past maple? That's John F. Kennedy Drive." Sam responds by asking, "Who the hell is John F. Kennedy?

Plazas and squaresEdit

AsiaEdit

  • Kennedy-Guest House This Guest house is present in Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur, Karnataka, India.[5]
  • John F. Kennedy Market in Larkana Sindh, Pakistan is named after President Kennedy.[6]

EuropeEdit

  • 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).

BelgiumEdit

  • 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

FranceEdit

  • 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

ItalyEdit

  • 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

NetherlandsEdit

  • 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

SpainEdit

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

North AmericaEdit

  • 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 AmericaEdit

  • 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 statuesEdit

  • John F. Kennedy Memorial stone and plaque, located in the Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne, Victoria, was dedicated in May 1964 by the then Lord Mayor of Melbourne, His Worship the Right Honourable Edward Leo Curtis.
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  • 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.
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Bust by Jacques Lipchitz

  • 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.
  • 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.[7]
  • A bust of President John F. Kennedy by Felix de Weldon at Kennedy Library, Columbia Point, Boston, MA - spqrfineart.com

SongsEdit

  • "Abraham, Martin and John," recorded first by Dion; the title refers to assassination victims Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr. and John F. Kennedy. In the song, the lyrics mention Robert F. Kennedy ("Bobby"), as well.
  • "He Was a Friend of Mine," recorded by The Byrds, was included on their 1965 album, Turn! Turn! Turn!. In The Byrds' version, the song's melody is altered and the lyrics are changed to lament John Kennedy's assassination.[8]
  • Jazz composer and arranger Oliver Nelson recorded a tribute album entitled The Kennedy Dream which used excerpts from Kennedy's speeches in 1967.

OtherEdit

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John F. Kennedy memorial issue of 1964

There is a large section dedicated to Kennedy in the Historic Auto Attractions museum in Roscoe,Ilinois.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Kennedy Memorials Surge Continuing Across World," Charleston (W.V.) Daily Mail, November 29, 1963
  2. Association of College Unions International "Union Spotlight: John F. Kennedy Memorial Union, University of Dayton". http://www.acui.org/publications/bulletin/article.aspx?issue=448&id=2314. Retrieved 2009-01-09. 
  3. Middle East forum, Volumes 39-40, page 112
  4. Jason Elliot. Mirrors of the Unseen: Journeys in Iran. Picador. p. 15. 
  5. "Kennedy Guest House:Siddaganga Institute Of Technology,Tumkur". http://www.sit.ac.in/guest.html. Retrieved 2012-11-05. 
  6. Larkana, Chamber of Commerce. "John F. Kennedy". http://www.businesslisting.pk/Sindh/Larkana/Larkana-Chamber-Of-Commerce-Industry-b165399. Retrieved 4 November 2013. 
  7. Mac Cormaic, Raudhán (2008-03-20). "Kennedy Smith recalls 'wonderful memories' of brother's 1963 visit". Top Story. The Irish Times. http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2008/0630/1214764288094.html. Retrieved 2009-03-02. 
  8. Fricke, David. (1996). Turn! Turn! Turn! (1996 CD liner notes). 
  9. "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". The Planetary Society. 2007-01-11. http://www.planetary.org/about/press/releases/2007/0111_Send_a_New_Years_Message_to_the_Moon.html. Retrieved 2007-07-14. 

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