Governor Kathy Hochul announced yesterday, February 23, that several New York State landmarks will glow in blue and yellow tonight, Friday, February 24, to mark the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
“The State of New York stands with Ukraine and is proud to have the largest Ukrainian community in the United States,” said Governor Hochul. “Our prayers go out to the victims of this unjust war, and tomorrow we will raise the Ukrainian flag and illuminate State landmarks to showcase New York’s support for Ukraine on the one-year anniversary of the Russian invasion.”
The full list of NY landmarks to be lit in blue and yellow include:
- One World Trade Center
- Kosciuszko Bridge
- Empire State Plaza
- MTA LIRR – East End Gateway at Penn Station
- Grand Central Terminal – Pershing Square Viaduct
- The H. Carl McCall SUNY Building
- Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, South Nyack
- State Education Building
- Alfred E. Smith State Office Building
- State Fairgrounds – Main Gate & Expo Center
- Niagara Falls
- The “Franklin D. Roosevelt” Mid-Hudson Bridge
- Albany International Airport Gateway
- The Lake Placid Olympic Center
- Fairport Lift Bridge over the Erie Canal
- Moynihan Train Hall
The Ukrainian flag will also be flown over the New York State Capitol building to show New York’s solidarity with the people of Ukraine.
For those who are interested in showing your solidarity and support with the people of Ukraine, here are 10 ways you can help from NYC.