NEW YORK (KDKA) — There’s a push to honor former President Barack Obama in New York City.
A petition on moveon.org is gaining momentum, and asks for part of Fifth Avenue to be renamed President Barack H. Obama Avenue.READ MORE: Kids With Disabilities Get Adaptive Bikes
That stretch includes Trump Tower in Manhattan.
President Trump was in Western Pennsylvania yesterday, touring the Beaver County cracker plant.
More than 130,000 signatures have been collected.READ MORE: Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson's Grandson Shot And Killed
The petition was started by Elizabeth Rowin.
She says, the City of Los Angeles recently honored former President Barack Obama by renaming a stretch of the 134 Freeway near Downtown L.A. in his honor.
She told Newsweek that the whole thing started as a joke.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Reports 3-Day Total Of 12,686 New Cases, 52 Additional Deaths
If New York authorities honor the petition and change the name of the street, it would been that Trump Tower’s address would be located on “725 President Barack H. Obama Avenue, New York, NY 10022.”