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Battle for ground zero : inside the political struggle to rebuild the World Trade Center
by Elizabeth Greenspan.
Design Library Call Number
  Stacks HT177 .N5 G74 2013 (Browse Shelf) Available
  • ISBN: 9780230341388 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0230341381 (hbk.)
  • OCLC Number: 841672003
  • Includes bibliographic references (pages [239]-252) and index.
Table of Contents

Preface: America the Re-build-iful -- Act 1. Visions and visionaries: 2001-2003. People come ; The leaseholder and the landowner ; Architects ; The viewing platform ; The fence ; The people versus the Port Authority -- Act. 2. Divisions and delays: 2003-2008. Lady Liberty and the Freedom Tower ; Families ; The memorial ; The Freedom Center ; Things fall behind -- Act 3. Dealmakers: 2008-2011. Anti-monumentalism ; The memorial and the Mayor ; The Islamic Center ; The museum ; A death, the Dursts, and an anniversary -- Epilogue: 2011- .