As expected, the Mayor gets the nod to chair the World Trade Center Memorial Foundation–or rather, he accepted.
Be careful what you wish.
Full release after jump.
UPDATE: Eighteen minutes after we got this press release via e-mail, we got another one announcing a $10 million gift to the Memorial Foundation Read More
The moody designer of the World Trade Center Memorial came across as chastened and media-coached this morning at yet another Ground Zero ceremony (this one to mark “construction of the footings for the memorial,” although in reality only “excavation work to build the foundations” began).
“I’m very gratified to be here today,” he Read More
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The national fundraising ad campaign for the World Trade Center Memorial launched today makes no bones about how long it has taken to get this thing off the ground (or in the ground, actually). The theme is “It’s time,” and, since two themes Read More
You thought no one could build a memorial in this town for less than half a billion dollars? Oh, yeah? Well, the much-anticipated report by builder Frank Sciame just went up on the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation’s website. It suggests that embarrassingly simple changes can shave off $285.1 million in construction costs for the Read More