In his hometown of Brooklyn, New York, a larger-than-life bronze statue of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a stalwart liberal of the United States Supreme Court, was erected.
The 7-foot-tall (2m) and 650-pound (300kg) statue of the tiny Ginsburg, which was created by Gillie and Marc, an Australian artist couple, was placed inside last Friday in a residential and commercial complex. . called City Point.
“We encourage people to step on the pedestal and support Ruth to be inspired by her legacy and all that she has done for equality,” said Erica Roseman, president of marketing firm Concrete Communications NYC.
An advocate for women’s rights, Ginsburg served on the Supreme Court from 1993 until her death last September. He grew up in a working-class family in the Brooklyn borough of New York City and would have turned 88 on Monday.
Separately, an event was held Monday to mark the renaming of the Brooklyn Municipal Building as the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Municipal Justice Building.