Posted 39 days ago
New York City will rename the Brooklyn Municipal Building after the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) announced Tuesday.
“We want to make sure that we honor her in every conceivable way, and especially in the borough that she came from, that gave her so much of her strength and spirit, the borough of Brooklyn,” de Blasio said. “What an extraordinary opportunity to say to the people of Brooklyn, ‘Here’s one of your own who changed the world. Here’s someone of, by and for Brooklyn and this city who did greatest things on the world stage.’ And that building will carry her name forever more.”
Ginsburg, who died Friday at 87, was born and raised in the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn.
The renaming comes after Borough President Eric Adams started a petition ... (Read more)