WTC Developer And Architect Clash, Make A Deal

Developer of the World Trade Center site will get a say in Libeskind's design for a tower at Ground Zero.
July 17, 2003, 1pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Mr. Libeskind, who devised the master plan for the site but whose buildings Mr. Silverstein ridiculed as creating acres of unusable floor space, will serve as a collaborating architect during initial design — a role that one rebuilding officials said essentially gave him 49 percent of the votes in any decision."

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Published on Thursday, July 17, 2003 in The New York Times
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