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More Than 88,000 Sign Petition To Rename 5th Ave. In Front Of Trump Tower In Honor Of President Obama

petition to rename the New York City street outside Trump Tower after former President Barack Obama has gained more than 88,000 online signatures.

If authorities honor the petition and change the name of the street, it would mean trump tower in Manhattan would be located on President Barack H. Obama Avenue.

Elizabeth Rowin reportedly started the campaign as a joke but quickly picked up steam.

Rowin even claims several members of the New York City Council contacted her about the measureafter she wrote to them, and promised to continue pushing for the change.

“The City of Los Angeles recently honored former President Barack Obama by renaming a stretch of the 134 Freeway near Downtown L.A. in his honor,” the petition reads.

It goes on to say:  “We request the New York City Mayor and City Council do the same by renaming a block of Fifth Avenue after the former president whose many accomplishments include: saving our nation from the Great Recession; serving two completely scandal-free terms in office; and taking out Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind September 11th, which killed over 3,000 New Yorkers,” the petition continues.