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Guide to the Lynne Sagalyn Research Files for "Power at Ground Zero"
1972-2016
 MS 3128

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Collection processed by Larry Weimer

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Series IV. Commercial Real Estate and Silverstein Properties, 2001-2015. 1 Linear feet

Scope and Contents

The series includes documents centered on the rebuilding of the World Trade Center towers, especially as it related to the involvement of developer Larry Silverstein and Silverstein Properties. Documents include agreements with Silverstein-related entities; media clips about Silverstein; and news articles, other published material, and presentations about commercial real estate and its economic prospects in lower Manhattan post-9/11.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 12 1 World Trade Center lease
2001 July 16
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 13 P14. Players: Silverstein Properties. Various documents

Scope and Contents

Includes the interim access agreement between the Port Authority and various World Trade Center limited liability companies (LLCs), 2002; legal and other documents regarding leases and easements, 2003-07; news articles, 1987-13; public statements by Larry Silverstein; and Sagalyn work product, including notes, interview questions, and media log, 2001-14

2002-2014
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 14-15 Silverstein Properties. Media clippings and presentations (2 folders)

Scope and Contents

Includes two packets of media clips from Silverstein Properties; slides of a presentation "Building for the Future" by John N. (Janno) Lieber of Silverstein; and a press packet, with CD, of materials titled "Completing the Vision" in connection with the unveiling of WTC designs by architects Norman Foster, Fumihiko Maki, and Richard Rodgers (2006).

2005-2010
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 16-17 World Trade Center deal realignment materials (2 folders)

Scope and Contents

Includes NYC Economic Development Corporation's WTC Summary of Financial Analysis presentation to the City Council, with Sagalyn notes; letters from Silverstein properties to the Port Authority; the NYC Independent Budget Office's analysis of anticipated demand for space in a rebuilt WTC site; Port Authority board documents; master development agreement; and articles and Sagalyn media log.

2006
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 1-5 RB5. Rebuilding: Commercial real estate (5 folders)

Scope and Contents

Includes McKinsey's 2002 PowerPoint report "Revitalizing Lower Manhattan" to the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation; a report by Hugh F. Kelly for the Civic Alliance on downtown office prospects after 9/11; published reports by Cushman & Wakefield and others; and news articles/clippings.

2001-2015
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 6-9 RB5-1. Rebuilding: Commercial real estate: Freedom Tower / 1 World Trade Center (4 folders)

Scope and Contents

Includes a set of documents concerning the development and management of the 1 WTC observation deck, including the Request for Proposal (RFP) and lease with Legends Owo, LLC; Port Authority Board authorization of a joint venture with the Durst Organization; articles and clippings; and some Sagalyn and research assistant notes.

2004-2015
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 10 RB5-2 through RB5-5. Rebuilding: Commercial real estate: Sites 2, 3, 4, 5
2006-2015

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