The New York Post reports:
Some of New York City’s most iconic landmarks — including One World Trade Center and Madison Square Garden — will glow blue on Thursday as part of a nationwide effort to thank workers on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis.
The Intrepid Museum, The Vessel at Hudson Yards. and nearly 150 other venues across the country will join the global #LightItBlue campaign beginning at 8 p.m. in a show of support for those battling the outbreak.
“At a time when we are fighting every day against a vicious and invisible enemy, there has been one constant – the heroism and resolve of the healthcare workers who continue to fight on the front lines and care for their fellow New Yorkers,” said New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a statement.
Joining a global initiative to show support and gratitude to the health care professionals and essential workers fighting on the front lines against COVID-19, tonight Niagara Falls will be illuminated in blue for 15 minutes at the top of each hour beginning at 8 p.m. #LightItBlue pic.twitter.com/w09VYVt2uf
— Niagara Parks (@NiagaraParks) April 9, 2020
Tonight at 8 pm, join the Circle City as we clap for our health workers from home. Get involved 👇#INthistogether
— Visit Indy (@VisitIndy) April 9, 2020
From the Tower battlements, 2-and-a-half year old Erin (daughter of the Tower’s Chief Exhibitor Nivek Amichund) proudly shows her support for our heroic NHS staff 🙌
— The Tower of London (@TowerOfLondon) April 9, 2020
— Memphis River Parks Partnership (@MemRiverParks) April 9, 2020
Tonight at 8PM, many of Atlanta’s landmarks will #LightItBlue as part of a national recognition of those working on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19. See who’s participating & enjoy the spectacle from home: https://t.co/PPX63zkVJb
— Downtown Atlanta (@downtownatlanta) April 9, 2020
Arts organizations & other venues with lighting or video capability are invited to #LightItBlue this Thursday to thank & support healthcare workers on the front lines of the #coronavirus crisis. #MakeItBlue https://t.co/h6U5OYQHBA
— AmericansForTheArts (@Americans4Arts) April 6, 2020
#Coronavirus #LightItBlue: Get ready for a nationwide tribute to health care workers, first responders and essential workers. Tomorrow (Thurs) at 8pm local time, venues across the country will light it blue. @theforum @lacoliseum and @flyLAXairport among #LA landmarks. pic.twitter.com/Kp1tLjBPgP
— Robert Kovacik (@RobertNBCLA) April 9, 2020