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NY Landmarks Including Kosciuszko Bridge to Be Lit in Blue and White on March 25

NEW YORK – The Kosciuszko Bridge which links the boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens is among the New York bridges and landmarks to be lit in blue and white on March 25th to commemorate Greece’s 200 years of independence.

George Paralemos shared the final list of iconic landmarks, buildings and bridges with The National Herald, urging everyone to “help spread the word and let’s all try to get photos.”

The list follows:

One World Trade Center

Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge

Kosciuszko Bridge

The H. Carl McCall SUNY Building

State Education Building

Alfred E. Smith State Office Building

Niagara Falls

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