By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Christopher Columbus statue at Penn’s Landing will stay there, according to a lawsuit settled Tuesday night.

America 500 Anniversary Corporation and Delaware River Waterfront Corporation “resolved the litigation” involving the statue, according to a release.

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The base of the statue has been covered up since last summer. That will now be removed as part of the settlement.

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This is the second Columbus statue involved in discussion recently.

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Last month, a judge ruled the city couldn’t remove the statue from Marconi Plaza in South Philadelphia. The city filed an appeal the next day.