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Statement: Mayor Mike Spano Supports Yonkers City Council's Landmarking of the Famous Haas Murals in the City's Waterfront Distict

Post Date:02/24/2016 11:16 AM

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YONKERS, NY February 24, 2016 - In response to the Yonkers City Council’s passing of the resolution last night to landmark the Haas murals in the city’s waterfront district, Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano released the following statement:

“I am pleased to support the famous Haas murals and plan to sign the legislation landmarking these iconic images portraying Yonkers history. Over the last four years, our city has made great progress in utilizing the arts as way to stimulate the revitalization of our waterfront. For so many residents and visitors, the Hass murals have become the gateway to our downtown and they should be preserved.  We will work to encourage the building’s developer to the save the building from the structural issues compromising the murals, so we can protect the artwork as well as the safety of the surrounding community.”

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