Philadelphia’s famed LOVE statue is making its long-awaited return home, just in time for residents and tourists alike to use it as a perfect backdrop for Valentine’s Day photos.
The statue by artist Robert Indiana made its way to John F. Kennedy Plaza after a short seven-stop tour through the city, starting at Eakins Oval and along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
It’ll be the first time Philadelphians have laid eyes on the iconic sculpture since last February, when it was removed for refurbishing while John F. Kennedy Plaza underwent its own renovations.
You might notice something different about the sign, which has been restored to its original red-and-purple color scheme instead of the red and light blue colors it’s had for the last three decades.
Here’s a glimpse of the sign’s journey and installation Tuesday: