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Martin Luther King Jr. Promenade ribbon cutting set for February 23

Posted: 8:07 PM, Feb 11, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-12 04:09:11Z
MLK sculpture

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Local leaders are set to unveil a sculpture of Martin Luther King Jr. this February.

A ceremony will be held in San Diego’s Broadway Heights neighborhood at Tiffin Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Way on February 23 at 10 a.m.

The sculpture was formed from 68 individually cut plates of stainless steel and weighs 700 pounds.

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Set to attend the event are numerous San Diego leaders including Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Councilwoman Monica Montgomery.

The ceremony comes shortly after Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 10News broadcast San Diego's MLK Day Parade in its entirety. Watch the full parade in the player below: