Move Over I Love NY, There’s a New Sign in Town
Move over "I ❤️ NY," there's a new sign in town. Have you seen it in Utica yet?
All across the Empire State you can find the I ❤️ NY signs. There's one at the welcome center when you enter New York.
Photo Hot Spots
The signs are hot spots for family photos and selfies. Some companies even use them to advertise.
The sign is on clothing, billboards, stickers, and even in fields.
New Utica Sign
Now Utica has its own sign for taking selfies. The 5 large red letters have been installed to spotlight Utica. You'll find them in front of the Adirondack Bank Center on Oriskany Boulevard in Utica.
If you want to take your own shot, you'll need a wide-angle lens or you'll have to CAREFULLY cross the road and take a picture from the median to get all 5 letters in the picture.
This isn't the only sign honoring the handshake city. A 125-foot tower, overlooking the city, went up in North Utica in 2014. Oneida County took over ownership of the tower in 2019 after liability concerns threatened to have it torn down.
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