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Willoughby Sq. Renamed Abolitionist Place, But Activists Say History Is Not Being Honored

Late last week the City’s Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) announced it would permanently rename Willoughby Square as Abolitionist Place and allocate $15 million to constructing 1.15 acres of open space at the site. The renaming, although celebrated by many elected officials, left some community members with questions, specifically – why was the word park dropped […]