In the News: 9/11 Memorial Names

••• “A pair of painters filed a $64 million suit yesterday that accuses their former landlord of letting toxic mold grow inside their Tribeca loft in a bid to force them out after more than 30 years. Husband-and-wife artists John Bowman and Ann Shostrom say a ‘heavy leak’ in November 2008 caused their ceiling to collapse and created a ‘moldy condition’ on the beams and rafters inside 15 Jay St. […] They both later developed a series of severe ailments—including breathing and vision problems, ‘inadvertent body jerking’ and liver damage—caused by exposure to ‘dangerous molds,’ court papers say.” (New York Post)

••• The New York Post‘s Steve Cuozzo thinks people should drop the term “Ground Zero.” Totally agree. (via Curbed)

••• “The National September 11 Memorial and Museum issued […] a clear, navigable computerized guide to the location of every name inscribed on the bronze parapets that are being installed along the perimeters of the pools where the World Trade Center towers once stood.” Left: a screengrab. (The New York Times)

••• CB1’s Battery Park City committee feels left out of 9/11 memorial events. (Broadsheet Daily)

••• The Tribeca Trib profiles the people who take care of the historic ships destined for the north side of Pier 25.

••• The farm at Battery Park has had to cope with pigeons, squirrels, and rats. (Tribeca Trib)

••• “Bureaucratic squabbling has delayed repairs for the lawn at West Thames Park, which is currently a big mud puddle.” (DNAinfo)


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  1. Now that we have a building going up, can we start calling it One World Trade? Or “Tower One” as I’ve heard the architects refer to it as?