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After years of community action, including public protests, 26K+ petition signatures, defacement with paint, and a near decapitation, the J. Marion Sims statue is finally coming down! We congratulate everyone involved in this effort! Continue Reading →
East Harlem Preservation is pleased to announce that Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Advisory Commission on City Art, Monuments and Markers have agreed with our call for the removal of the statue of J. Marion Sims from its location on Fifth Avenue and 103rd Street. Continue Reading →