New York City Council Votes To Give Landmark Status To Pepsi Sign The council majority leader says the giant neon Pepsi-Cola sign in the borough of Queens is not an ad, but "a staggering piece of pop art."

New York City Council Votes To Give Landmark Status To Pepsi Sign

New York City Council Votes To Give Landmark Status To Pepsi Sign

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The council majority leader says the giant neon Pepsi-Cola sign in the borough of Queens is not an ad, but "a staggering piece of pop art."

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. This is becoming a trend. We told you recently of a drive to give landmark status to an ad, a Citgo Petroleum sign in Boston. Now New York is moving in the same direction. The City Council is giving landmark status to a giant neon Pepsi-Cola sign in Queens. The City Council majority leader says it's not an ad but a staggering piece of pop art. The late pop artist Andy Warhol, who once painted a Pepsi bottle cap, must be smiling somewhere. It's MORNING EDITION.

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