Rainbow crosswalk to honor Pulse shooting victims, survivors complete

Crosswalk between Orange Avenue, West Ester Street

By Melodi Smith - Multimedia Journalist

ORLANDO, Fla. - A crosswalk to honor the Pulse nightclub victims was completed early Wednesday by the city of Orlando.

petition on change.org for the installation of the side walk was signed by over 2,000 people to pledge their support to honor the men and women who lost their lives at Pulse on June 12, 2016. 

The crosswalk is between Orange Avenue and West Ester Street. 

On Monday, the OnePULSE Foundation hosted the first Pulse memorial town hall  at the Orlando Repertory Theater to discuss plans for permanent a Pulse memorial. 

Also on Monday, the Orlando City Council approved the foundation's permit request to install a new fence, benches and other improvement around the nightclub building.

Watch a timelapse video-- at the top of this story --of the crosswalk taken Wednesday morning just after it was completed.

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