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How Long Before We Act On "Lessons Learned?"

Mar 01, 2003

RELATED ARTICLE Twelve Ways to Improve the FDNY Retired deputy fire chief Vincent Dunn details 12 ways he believes firefighters could do their job more safely and effectively. During this

 

New Rules For Designing Ground Zero

Mar 01, 2003

The design teams chosen to create new plans for the World Trade Center site met for the first time on Friday, October 11 in the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation offices

 

New York City Memorials

Mar 01, 2003

The Slocum fountain in Tompkins Square Park. The worst disaster in New York City’s history before last year’s attacks was the 1904 fire aboard the excursion steamer General Slocum. The

 

Biotech: A Boon for Lower Manhattan?

Mar 01, 2003

In San Francisco, the biotechnology industry provides jobs for 75,000 people. In Boston, 25,000 jobs. In New York, however, fewer than 1,000 work for a biotech company. Now, a new plan

 

The Winning Plan

Mar 01, 2003

STUDIO DANIEL LIBESKIND'S Memory Foundations The plan includes: »  A 1,776 foot tower »  Memorial space below street level (in "The Pit") »  Park of Heroes »  Wedge of Light Transcript of our online chat with Daniel Libeskind. The design by

 

Memorial Park

Mar 01, 2003

Click on the image above to see a detailed site plan (PDF format, 1.8 MB) This concept plan creates a memorial site within a 6-acre park that is partially situated

 

Memorial Garden

Mar 01, 2003

Click on the image above to see a detailed site plan (PDF format, 672 KB) This concept plan creates a 4-acre open space between an extended Greenwich Street and West