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Planner Confronts A Daunting Challenge

The Chairman of New York's Planning Commission faces a daunting challenge in planning to rebuild New York.
November 13, 2001, 7am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"To planners, civic leaders, and politicians, rebuilding Lower Manhattan remains one of the most dizzying and multidimensional problems ever faced by a city, even one that was well on its way to a seemingly permanent comeback... Like so many New Yorkers, Rose has been personally transformed by the world-changing events that took place two months ago. As a planner, the rakish, take-charge veteran of city politics wants to plunge into the business of rebuilding. Yet he is utterly chastened by the enormity of what happened, and checks himself anytime he thinks this is just another problem in need of a solution."

Thanks to Anthony Flint

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Published on Monday, November 12, 2001 in The Boston Globe
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