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Listening to the City: The Civic Alliance's First Region-Wide Conversation about Rebuilding Downtown New York

Sponsors: Civic Alliance to Rebuild Downtown New York, Regional Plan Association, New York University Wagner School of Public Service, the NYU School of Law and New School University's Milano School

Date: February 7, 2002
Location: Pier 17 South Street Seaport


Held at South Street Seaport at Pier 17, CultureNOW as a member of the Civic Alliance, participated in the 'electronic town forum' workshop at Pier 17 and provided downtownNOW maps for use by the participants. Over 600 citizens met to have a conversation about New York City, to discuss and evaluate their own ideas about the impact of September 11th, the recovery and rebuilding of our city. The group included survivors, families, residents, students, business owners, civic and community leaders.