Mainland Media's Paul Ramirez presented one the Bronx's favorite son's, General Colin Powell, with an Aerial Bronx Poster at the ribbon cutting of The General Colin Powell Apartments on Fox
Street and Leggett Avenue in The Bronx.
Earning a LEED Platinum designation, this building is the greenest affordable multifamily residence in New York State. Joined by local political leaders such as Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz
Jr., General Powell said "I am so very pleased and humbled to be here today for the ribbon cutting of this wonderful building named in my honor. I know this section of the Bronx very well,
having lived on both Fox and Kelly Streets. I have watched with pleasure and admiration as the neighborhood has seen a renaissance and I hope future generations of youngsters will enjoy growing
up here as much as I did."