Governors Island

Where to put the Survivor’s Stair – Of Course! Governors Island

From the Daily News Bay may harbor stairs from WTCBY GREG B. SMITHDAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Wednesday, August 1st 2007, 4:00 AM State officials are considering a highly unusual plan to solve the problem of the World Trade Center staircase that’s blocking Ground Zero reconstruction. Put it out to sea. The Lower Manhattan Development Corp. […]

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Tour Governors Island and Speak with Officials about the Plans

The GIPEC Initiative for Public Space: a Tour of Governors IslandTuesday, 07/24/2007, 3:00–5:00pm (Register) Tour Governors Island and view the the exhibit of the five landscape proposals with GIPEC President Leslie Koch and Vice President, Planning, Design, & Preservation, Betty Chen. The Green Tram will take you to see spectacular views and sites across the […]

A Peek At Some Ideas for Governors Island

From New York Magazine Fantasy Island: Five teams compete to make Governors Island an urban paradise. Only one will survive.By Alexandra Lange SEE ALSO:■The Grid■ The Necklace■ The Path■ The Shell■ The Nest Tooling around the outer edge of Governors Island on a glorious spring day, it hardly seems like it would be difficult to […]

News from Governors Island

Summer’s coming soon, and with it the re-opening of Governors Island! Please click on the link below to enjoy the newly redesigned, 2007 first edition of Online-Offshore, the Governors Island Alliance newsletter! www.governorsislandalliance.org/pdf/OnlineOffshorevol2_1.pdf Here’s a quick look at what’s in this edition:PARK DESIGN COMPETITION LAUNCHEDGIPEC President Leslie Koch announced the selection of five multi-national teams […]

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City Council Hearings on Governors Island & plaNYC 2030 (water edition)

City Council Hearing: Governors IslandDate: Wednesday, February 14 Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Location: Committee Room, City Hall Transit: Subway 6 to City Hall For more information: http://www.nyccouncil.info The Committee on Lower Manhattan Redevelopment jointly with the Committee on Parks and Recreation and the Committee on Waterfronts will hold a hearing on “Governors Island: […]

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