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: No Cause Of Death Yet For COVID-Positive Student Who Died Unexpectedly, Camden County School Says
The base of the statue has been covered up since last summer. That will now be removed as part of the settlement.READ MORE: 29-Year-Old In Critical Condition After Shooting, Wilmington Police Say
This is the second Columbus statue involved in discussion recently.MORE NEWS: UPenn Researchers Behind COVID Vaccine Technology Win 'America's Nobel'
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.