New York's New Economic Development Strategy

In the wake of September 11th, planners and officials are struggling to craft the right economic development strategy.
November 10, 2001, 9am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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The reality of New York as a realm of death has divided the city's message-crafters. One faction is striving to re-brand New York as a kind of macabre Disneyland, a necropolis of stage-managed grief. In this view, Sept. 11 changed New York irrevocably, transforming it into a site of mourning for thousands of message scribblers and bouquet bearers whose concerns must be reflected not only in tourism advertising but in the stagecraft of tourism itself.

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Published on Friday, November 9, 2001 in Wall St. Journal
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