Credit: James GladerRoyal Oak, Michigan, the suburban Detroit town where Glenn Frey grew up, will pay homage to the late Eagles singer this week when it renames a section of one of its streets after him. The Detroit News reports that members of the Royal Oak School Board have approved a plan to rechristen a part of Willis Avenue that runs by Royal Oak Middle School Glenn Frey Drive this Thursday, February 18.

“I think it’s a positive for the city,” said Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison. “It ties in to a lot of what Royal Oak is. We try to stay ahead of what’s going on. We have an opportunity to honor one of the city’s most famous citizens, and we just did it.”

In 1966, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer graduated from Dondero High School, which became Royal Oak Middle School in 2007. A few years later, he moved to the Los Angeles area, where he eventually formed The Eagles with Don Henley.

According to The Detroit News, officials have announced that an unveiling ceremony for Glenn Frey Drive will be held at 5:30 p.m. local time on Thursday in front of the school.

Glenn died on January 18 of complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia. He was 67.

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