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.READ MORE: Mets, Phillies Minor Leaguers Protest Pay With Wristbands
The base of the statue has been covered up since last summer. That will now be removed as part of the settlement.READ MORE: Official First-Edition Printed Copy Of U.S. Constitution Set To Go Up For Auction
This is the second Columbus statue involved in discussion recently.MORE NEWS: COVID Outbreak At Robbinsville High School Cancels In-Person Classes For A Week
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.