In the News: 9/11 Memorial Tickets

Courtesy Curbed

••• Beginning Monday, July 11, the public can reserve in advance free visitor passes to visit the 9/11 Memorial. These passes will be valid for a specific time and date after the Memorial opens to the general public on September 12 of this year. (Individuals can reserve up to nine passes. For groups of ten or more, separate rules apply.) […] Visitors passes can be reserved by clicking here, and specifying a time and date for each pass. A confirmation e-mail will contain a copy of the pass, which can be printed at home. On July 6, a dedicated phone line (212-266-5201) was activated for the exclusive use of families who lost a loved one on 9/11. Families can use the dedicated phone line to make reservations for Sept. 12, and beyond, or use their own online reservation system by clicking here. Family members do not need a reservation for the tenth anniversary ceremony on Sept. 11, 2011, which is closed to the public.” (Broadsheet Daily)

••• Meanwhile, the water has been flowing in the World’s Most Important Water Feature. (Curbed)

••• “Last week we showed a sharp and shiny plan for a site along the west end of Canal Street [on the north side of the street] and credited it to Karl Fischer, but a tipster told us the design had been shelved in favor of something new. So we dug around and found the Fischer re-design for 482 Greenwich Street, and it definitely is different.” (Curbed; click for renderings)

••• More on the closing of Moran’s. (Broadsheet Daily, DNAinfo)

••• “Lower Manhattan-based pastry and coffee shop Financier opened up its fourth Financial District location (and tenth overall) today. The Parisian-inspired patisserie will serve full breakfast and lunch menus, with classic French pastries and cakes available as well.” (Eater)

••• “[Theater Bar owner] Albert Trummer, who was arrested twice last year after setting alcohol aflame on the bartop of his haute cocktail haunt Apothéke in Chinatown, rejected a plea deal from prosecutors on Thursday that would have let him plead guilty to disorderly conduct and avoid jail time.” (New York Times)

••• “Buddhist nun Baojing Li will continue to fight charges she illegally sold prayer beads on Canal Street.” (DNAinfo)


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