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‘Mayor Ed Koch Subway Station’ in his Former District

By: JTA

New York City will rename a subway station in memory of Edward Koch, the three-term mayor who died last week.

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) will announce Monday that the station at East 77th Street and Lexington Avenue will be renamed the Mayor Ed Koch Subway Station, the Associated Press reported.

Koch represented the “Silk District” when he served in Congress. Koch. He died last Friday at the age of 88 and was buried Monday in Manhattan following a funeral service at Temple Emanu-el.

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