Statue Honoring Mother Cabrini To Be Built In NYC’s Battery Park, Gov. Cuomo Says

Dec 14, 2019 1272

When the de Blasio administration said they didn’t plan to build it, Gov. Cuomo promised he would. Now, a statue honoring Mother Cabrini has a spot picked out for it right in Manhattan. Gov. Cuomo says the upcoming statue will be placed in Battery Park’s South Cove – direct view of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.

“The Commission chose a site that perfectly symbolizes her commitment to helping new Americans settle in the United States,” Governor Cuomo said in a statement Friday. “We want this memorial to pay tribute to the charity and goodwill she spread to countless others in her lifetime, and I look forward to seeing the designs that the artists propose to capture that spirit of her generosity.”

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