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Triumph Of Civic Virtue

“Triumph of Civic Virtue” is shown near Borough Hall in Queens (Credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Famed ‘Triumph Of Civic Virtue’ May Be Leaving Queens For Green-Wood Cemetery In Brooklyn

The future of a Queens landmark is uncertain. Borough leaders said they have been told that the “Triumph of Civic Virtue” fountain will be moved, but the city denies it.

07/19/2012

The city it will evaluate the effectiveness of the noise machines aimed at keeping away pigeons on Queens Blvd. (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Residents: City Solution To Messy Pigeons Is Disturbing The Peace

The ear-splitting screeching sounds heard by people near the Triumph of Civic Virtue statue on Queens Boulevard are being emitted from a noise machine that the city put up to drive birds away.

03/14/2012

In this undated photo released by Rep. Anthony Weiner's Office, a statue entitled "Triumph of Civic Virtue" is shown near Borough Hall in Queens. (AP Photo/Rep. Anthony Weiner's Office)

Rep. Anthony Weiner Wants ‘Sexist’ Queens Statue Removed

Congressman Anthony Weiner is taking a stand against a statue in Queens that has been a source of controversy for nearly 90 years.

02/25/2011