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State landmarks to be illuminated in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Mon, Jan 15th 2024 02:55 pm

12 landmarks to be lit red, black and green on evening of Jan. 15

√ Governor issues proclamation to celebrate occasion in New York

Gov. Kathy Hochul today announced 12 state landmarks will be illuminated red, black and green tonight in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

“The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. lives on through the power of his conviction and the faith we devote to his mission,” Hochul said. “His infinite hope is an enduring reminder of the task before us: To dedicate ourselves to the belief that all men are created equal, and to bend the arc of the moral universe towards justice.”

Landmarks to be lit include:

  • Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge
  • Kosciuszko Bridge
  • The H. Carl McCall SUNY Building
  • State Education Building
  • Alfred E. Smith State Office Building
  • Empire State Plaza
  • State Fairgrounds – Main Gate & Expo Center
  • Niagara Falls
  • Albany International Airport Gateway
  • MTA LIRR – East End Gateway at Penn Station
  • Fairport Lift Bridge over the Erie Canal
  • The Walkway Over the Hudson State Park and Friends of the Walkway Over the Hudson

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