Ground Zero Rebuild to Take Years, Linking-Up Transit Lines
September 10th, 2008, 10:55 am
MAS was one of many civic groups to lead visioning processes on rebuilding Ground Zero after the 9/11 attacks reports today’s the Gotham Gazette. Now, on the seventh anniversary, progress at the site is slow and more delays are expected, and Mayor Bloomberg has called for the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation to dismantle and hand over their responsibilities to the city according to the Wall Street Journal.
In other news, Newsday reports that Mayor Bloomberg feels Coney Island is significant for the public good not just for private land values.
Preliminary designs for Related’s West Side Yards have been released; they expect construction to be complete in 2018 (New York Observer).