- July 15, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
A community in Manhattan is looking to honor New York’s French community all year round.
Victoire Lester, a Teacher at Coucou French classes loves all things French.
“There’s a long history of love and friendship between Paris and New York, The Statue of Liberty was a gift from the French,” said Victoire.
What You Need To Know
- Business owners want to rename its block, ‘Little Paris,” on Centre Street between Broome and Grand Street
- Business owners had custom ‘Little Paris’ signs made to adorn the block
- July 14 marks Bastille Day which commemorates France’s independence. Business owners are utilizing festivities to draw support for the renaming
Victoire and other residents are pushing for a gift from their neighborhood, just north of Little Italy. They want the block to be officially renamed Little Paris.
“We don’t have a designated neighborhood in New York yet and we think that this area of Centre street between Broome and Grand is…