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The controversial statue that had been outside Borough Hall for more than 70 years was whisked away to Brooklyn on Saturday. “The Triumph of Civic Virtue” now will undergo restoration for display in Green-Wood Cemetery.
Opponents of the process are crying foul, but the city appears to have cleared the last legal hurdle in its efforts to relocate the controversial “Civic Virtue” statue from its place at Borough Hall in Kew Gardens.
The city’s Design Commission held a public hearing on Nov. 13 to examine the “long-term loan” of the 1922 Frederick MacMonnies statue to Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn.