The decision on whether or not to remove the Columbus statue in Schenley Park starts tonight.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Tonight, the Pittsburgh Art Commission takes up the future of the Christopher Columbus statue in Schenley Park.

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Beginning at 5:30 the virtual meeting, the city will start to make its decision on what to do with the statue.

In recent months, the statue has been vandalized several times.

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A decision is expected to be finalized by the commission at their meeting next Wednesday.

Participants will be permitted to submit questions or speak during the Zoom meeting.

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You can sign up for the meeting on the City of Pittsburgh website.