The Green-Wood Cemetery + City Lore to Unveil ‘Naming The Lost’ Memorial in May

 

 

 

photo credit: CityLore

Four years after the COVID-19 pandemic began, nearly 1.2 million people across the country—including an estimated 83,000 in New York City—have lost their lives to the virus. Countless others continue to suffer from Long COVID. The mounting toll of death and diminished health has inflicted immeasurable pain but also brought communities together to provide support and comfort to those suffering the reverberating effects of the virus.

In memory of those impacted by the pandemic, NAMING THE LOST Memorials (NTLM), City Lore,Great Small Works, Mano a Mano, and The Green-Wood Cemetery are collaborating on a new memorialA Big Slow, Majestic Covid Memorial. On view from Friday, May 3rd through Friday, June 3rd, it will consist of tributes made by 22 community groups from across New York City.

On Sunday, May 19th there will be a dedication & activation ceremony at Greenwood Historic Chapel from 4:00 ~ 6:00pm.

The activation ceremony will be livestreamed on City Lore’s YouTube channel: https://youtube.com/live/yb6JQGJsd9c?feature=share.

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