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  • n  a cantilever bridge across the East River between Manhattan and Queens
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  • Lawmaker wants to remove Ed Koch’s name from Queensboro Bridge
    A Queens councilman is proposing legislation to have former New York City Mayor Ed Koch’s name removed from the Queensboro Bridge. Just five months after his death, City Councilman Peter Vallone, Jr. (D-NY) is drafting legislation to return the bride’s official name and name Manhattan's Municipal Building after Koch instead. The bridge, which was built in 1909 to connect Midtown to Long Island ...
    July 14, 2013 - FOX 5 New York
  • Queens councilman drafting legislation to take former mayor Ed Koch’s name off Queensboro Bridge
    Just five months after Ed Koch’s death, a Queens lawmaker is seeking to erase Hizzoner’s name from the Queensboro Bridge. City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. says he’s drafting legislation to restore the crossing’s official moniker and to name Manhattan’s Municipal Building after Koch instead. “Never...
    July 14, 2013 - New York Post
  • Councilman Vallone: Take Koch’s Name Off Bridge, Give It Back To Queens
    If one City Councilman has his way, the Queensboro Bridge at 59th Street will not be late Mayor Ed Koch’s bridge for much longer. But the issue has nothing to do with Koch personally.
    July 14, 2013 - CBS New York

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