Saturday, October 20, 2007

Those Literary Lions

Photo Credit: Patty Nohara/New York City

Did you know that the two lions in front of the New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue each have a name? That's right, one is named Patience, and the other is called Fortitude. They were named in the 1930's by Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, for the qualities he said New Yorkers would need to survive the economic depression. Learn more here:

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