These NYC Streets Will Be Closed Saturday for March for Our Lives

Thousands are expected to take to the streets of Manhattan Saturday to protest gun violence in the "March for Our Lives."

The nationwide march is being organized by the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in response to the massacre at their school that left 17 people dead.

More than 800 protests will be taking place around the nation, including the march in Manhattan. 

The New York City march will begin at 11 a.m. Participants will gather at 72nd Street and Central Park West before marching south down 6th Avenue. 

Here's a look at the route and the streets that will be closed from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., according to the DOT:

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