West 63rd Street Renamed Sesame Street in Honor of Series’ 50th Anniversary
On May 1, the beloved children’s television show was commemorated with the naming of a physical Sesame Street.
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled the custom street sign alongside beloved cast members and muppets, important staff from Sesame Workshop, and New York City Council Member Helen Rosenthal, who sponsored the renaming. For more information on Sesame Workshop visit sesameworkshop.org or call 212-595-3456.
Main Image: Mayor De Blasio and Big Bird have a laugh at the 50th anniversary celebration. Image courtesy Zach Hyman.