Commemorative issue Fiftieth anniversary of NYC five boroughs
Map of Five NYC boroughs, circular bands, & planes
Design of this stamp honors the 50th anniversary of the consolidation of the
five boroughs of New York City.
Today New York City charter provides for a mayor elected at large, five borough
presidents, and a city council. The city also operates a public education
system that numbers nearly 1,000 schools, administered by a seven-member board
of education and 32 local boards.