Building Model

Risen, Clay
October 2005
New Republic;10/3/2005, Vol. 233 Issue 14, p18
Offers a look at lessons from the rebuilding of the World Trade Center site in New York City following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Discussion of how New Orleans, Louisiana, can learn from New York in its rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina; Lack of public input into the rebuilding process in New York City; Control of the process by Governor George Pataki, the Port Authority, and Larry Silverstein; Criticism of Pataki and Silverstein for failing to consider a variety of rebuilding strategies that would meet the long-term needs of the city; Consideration of how the rebuilding of New Orleans can improve the regional economy.


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