Author and journalist Rodger Jacobs hopes to convince the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to name the intersection of Hayworth Avenue and Sunset Boulevard for F. Scott Fitzgerald. The author and screenwriter was "an American icon," writes Jacobs. "Fitzgerald spent his last years here in Los Angeles." His online petition is shooting for Dec. 21, the 65th anniversary of the authorís death in the apartment at 1443 North Hayworth he shared with gossip columnist Sheilah Graham.
A website devoted to Fitzgerald at the University of South Carolina begins his bio this way: "The dominant influences on F. Scott Fitzgerald were aspiration, literature, Princeton, Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, and alcohol...."