Police Commissioner and Mayor Frank Rizzo was himself a Philly landmark during his storied career. A statue to honor and commemorate him was erected in Center City Philly in front of the Municipal Services building.

RizzoStatue.JPGIt has been “removed” to a secret location. In addition to the bronze statue a mural of Rizzo was painted on the side of a building at 9th and Melrose. It was also “removed” by being painted over with light beige colored paint. Frank Rizzo mural - market stalls

Will it be replaced by a mural of Floyd George? Flowers, signs and balloons are left near a makeshift memorial to George Floyd near the spot where he died while in custody of the Minneapolis police, on May 29, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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