Seven Principles For Rebuilding Downtown

A coalition of architecture, planning, and design organizations has prepared a report describing seven principles for rebuilding Lower Manhattan.
January 21, 2002, 8am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"New York New Visions is a coalition of 20 architecture, planning, and design organizations that came together immediately following the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. This group, representing over 30,000 individuals, has pooled the collective resources and technical expertise of over 350 professionals and civic group leaders in a pro-bono effort to address the issues surrounding the rebuilding of Lower Manhattan."Principle No. 2: "Intensify and encourage increased diversity of programmatic uses. Capitalize on the cultural, historic, and geographic assets of the district as generators of growth. Develop a true 24-hour community within a pedestrian realm. Promote complementary and productive adjacencies to improve security and develop the regional tax base."

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Published on Saturday, January 19, 2002 in New York New Visions

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