Trump Tower

Trump Tower is seen here on Fifth Avenue in New York City.

(Meredith) -- An online petition to rename Fifth Avenue in front of Trump Tower in New York City to "President Barack H. Obama Avenue" is gaining steam.

As of 3 p.m. CT Wednesday, the petition had more than 132,000 signatures.

The petition requests the stretch of Fifth Avenue between 56th and 57th streets to be renamed. 

The petition will be presented to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Petition to rename Fifth Avenue outside Trump Tower to 'President Barack H. Obama Avenue' gains steam

According to the petition, the urge to rename the street after Obama comes after Los Angeles recently renamed a downtown street in his honor.

"We request the New York City Mayor and City Council do the same by renaming a block of Fifth Avenue after the former president whose many accomplishments include: saving our nation from the Great Recession; serving two completely scandal-free terms in office; and taking out Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind September 11th, which killed over 3,000 New Yorkers," the petition reads.

For more information or to sign the petition, click here.

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