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Patience and Fortitude

Originally named Leo Astor and Leo Lenox for the patrons of the New York Public Library, these lions were renamed by Mayor LaGuardia in 1930 for the virtues New Yorkers would need to survive the depression. There is nothing depressing about this noble pair.

501 5th Avenue @ 42nd Street

(212) 930-0830

Last Modified: Wednesday May 25 2011

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