Statue Of Former Mayor Marion Barry Unveiled (photos) – The Georgetowner
Statue of Former Mayor Marion Barry Unveiled (photos) – The Georgetowner
The 8-foot statue of former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry is unveiled March 3. Photo by Jeff Malet.
Former D.C. Mayor Marion S. Barry Jr. was honored with a larger-than-life tooled bronze statue, unveiled March 3 outside of the John A. Wilson Building at 1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW in Washington, D.C. Barry served four terms as mayor and 16 years on the District Council prior to his death in November of 2014 at age 78.
One of three African Americans with a full-body statue erected and standing in Washington, D.C., Barry is the first local elected official to be honored with a statue.