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

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Collection processed by Larry Weimer

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Container List

Series II. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ), 1976-2015. 1.5 Linear feet

Scope and Contents

The series includes primary documents related to the Port Authority, including Board resolutions, committee minutes, legal opinions, memorandums, reports created by the Port Authority and others, arbitration decisions, press releases, etc. While some material relates to the Port Authority generally, much if not most of this relates specifically to the rebuilding of the World Trade Center transportation hub and to chapter 15 (Transportation Phoenix) in Lynne Sagalyn's book. Primary documents also include summaries of interviews conducted by Sagalyn. The series also includes Sagalyn's chronologies, notes, article logs, and other work product based on these documents.



Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 1 Two States in the Board Room

Scope and Contents

Documents underlying part of Chapter 4. Includes articles, etc. dated 1979-2000, with Sagalyn's 2013 chronology and log of WTC sale/privatization articles.

1979-2000, 2013
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 2-3 Privatization reports (2 folders)

Scope and Contents

Includes reports from Bear Stearns, Chemical Securities, legal analyses, and others.

Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 4-6 Port Authority document binder content (3 folders)

Scope and Contents

Includes Board resolutions, agreements, memorandums of understanding (MOU), and other materials from 1993-2015. Also, includes Sagalyn's summary of actions at PANYNJ board meetings of October 2006-April 2009.

Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 7-8 Commissioner Anthony Sartor voting record & related documents (2 folders)

Scope and Contents

Includes Sagalyn's 2015 log of Sartor's voting record, 2001-13, with underlying documents: Board material for Downtown Restoration Program, 2001-13, and Committee of Operations, 2009-14.

Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 9-11 Transportation Phoenix (3 folders)

Scope and Contents

Sagalyn's notes, chronologies, news and articles log and analysis, with underlying source documents, related to Chapter 15.

Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 12-13 WTC Transportation Hub documents (2 folders)
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 14 Reports: "World Trade Center Assessment" and "World Trade Center Report: A Roadmap Forward"
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 15-17 Delivery problems (3 folders)

Scope and Contents

Includes Sagalyn's chronologies, notes, article log, analyses, and interview notes, with underlying source documents, including among many others the Hub Working Group Steering Committee Final Report of September 25, 2008 and arbitration-related material.

Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 1 WTC Tower 3

Scope and Contents

Includes Sagalyn's notes and transcripts from Board meetings in 2014.

Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 2 Net leases and financing
Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 3 Credit rating
Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 4-5 Financial documents (2 folders)

Scope and Contents

Includes an audit of PANYNJ employee compensation plans (1980), audit report regarding toll increases (1981), PA Bus Terminal investment analysis (1999), financial statement for 2001, and official statement for Series UU notes (2003).

Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 6-8 P8. Politics: PANYNJ
Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 9 Press releases

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