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Going gold for pediatric cancer research

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

The Helmsley Building in Manhattan went gold Wednesday night in honor of children with cancer. The owners also plan to do the same in September for Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month.

Other city landmarks that will go gold next month include Times Square, the Coney Island Parachute jump, and all of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.

One city landmark refusing to go gold is the Empire State Building. The skyscraper's management said it is unable to comply with every lighting request it receives and that social media campaigns are not part of their decision making process.

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