PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There is a new rainbow in Philadelphia that is sure to hang around, rain or shine.
Crews with the Streets Department spent all night painting rainbow crosswalks at 13th and Locust Streets.READ MORE: Philadelphia Health Department Revises COVID Guidance For Schools, Adds Weekly Testing For Unvaccinated Students 12 And Under
The intersection is part of the Center City District called the “Gayborhood.”
The crosswalks represent the rainbow flag, which has become a symbol of the LGBT community.READ MORE: Upper Darby High School Dismissed Early After Student Sets Paper Towel Roll On Fire In Bathroom
An official dedication will take place on July 5, which marks the 50th anniversary of the nation’s first LGBT rights demonstration.
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