Brad Thompson, former Raleigh city councilman, center, discusses renaming streets to replace those of magicians' names on Walnut Terrace streets during a committee meeting of neighborhood leaders and the Raleigh Housing Authority Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the Top Greene Community Center in Raleigh.
Brad Thompson, former Raleigh city councilman, center, discusses renaming streets to replace those of magicians' names on Walnut Terrace streets during a committee meeting of neighborhood leaders and the Raleigh Housing Authority Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the Top Greene Community Center in Raleigh. tlong@newsobserver.com
Brad Thompson, former Raleigh city councilman, center, discusses renaming streets to replace those of magicians' names on Walnut Terrace streets during a committee meeting of neighborhood leaders and the Raleigh Housing Authority Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the Top Greene Community Center in Raleigh. tlong@newsobserver.com

Historic names picked to replace magicians on Walnut Terrace streets

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