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Update on Ground Zero Construction Site

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Ray Devlin

The Port Authority will attach eight-foot illustrated panels to the fences along side the World Trade Center construction site  to provide passer-by with a glimpse of what the future site will hold, says the New York Times

The New York Post report that though the September 11 memorial will be open in time for the tenth anniversary of the attacks, it will only remain open to the public for a few days, before closing for construction again.

In other news, the financial crisis on Wall Street is having a devastating effect on local retail stores in downtown Brooklyn. (New York Daily News)

The Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum on Fifth Avenue will begin a $64 million renovation and expansion this January (New York Times)

Columbia University has closed on another warehouse in the footprint of their Manhattanville expansion footprint (New York Observer)