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Articles about "Statue of Liberty"

  • Lady Liberty Has a Date This Memorial Day By Janna Allen | February 14, 2013

    It’s been a lonely year for Lady Liberty. The sound of tourists footsteps echoing within her as they climb up her many staircases has been absent for some time. There have been no families in her crown; no daredevils standing triumphantly amidst her torch. She’s been isolated from the public since the late weeks of August in 2011 due to a nearly $30 million renovation project. New fireproof stairways, elevators, and exits were being constructed, and security measures were also receiving a boost. From Battery Park City, one could glance at the lonely statue, as she stood awaiting to open her doors to her beloved tourists. 

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  • Bloomberg Proudly Announces the Makeover of Governors Island By Stephanie Spencer | May 30, 2012

    Mayor Michael Bloomberg and fellow officials were proud to announce on Thursday that the city will begin a new construction initiative on Governors Island, a former military base in New York Harbor, that will bring exhibits and other amenities to complement the area’s history and be a wonderful addition to Manhattan’s ever-evolving architectural heritage. Governors Island has been serving as an active destination for Manhattan apartment residents since it was given to the city two years ago by the federal government.

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