SF’s Christopher Columbus Statue Removed from Coit Tower
Thanks to the Chronicle and ABC Bay Area for letting us know that ahead of a planned protest, San Francisco officials removed a 4,000 lb. statue of Christopher Columbus from Coit Tower early on Thursday.
The removal of the statue comes after having been vandalized multiple times with red paint and being cleaned and restored by San Francisco arts commission
BREAKING: Christopher Columbus statue at San Francisco’s Coit Tower taken down early this morning.
This is ahead of a planned protest that planned to throw it into the bay. pic.twitter.com/Fr2xXBjeO1
— Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez (@FitzTheReporter) June 18, 2020