Petition Goes Live To Change Governor Nicholls Street To Cosimo Matassa Street

Dec 27, 2020 514

BY: Rob Florence

The following is an open letter to Mayor Cantrell and the City of New Orleans from Rob Florence who is urging the City to rename Governor Nicholls Street to Cosimo Matassa Street. To sign the petition and show your support, click here and here. 

Hello Mayor and City Council, as you and the City Council Street Renaming Commission work to remove Confederate generals’ names from streets, please seriously consider changing Governor Nicholls to Cosimo Matassa Street.  From 1956 to 1965, Mr. Matassa operated his legendary recording studio at 523 and 525 Governor Nicholls Street.  

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