City Flag Status

In recognition of the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, and as a mark of respect for those who lost their lives in its wake, by order of the Mayor of the City of New York, Bill de Blasio, on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, all flags shall be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset.  This includes all flags, the American flag, the New York State and City flags, and the POW-MIA flag on all City buildings as well as stationary flagstaffs throughout the five boroughs.