Liberty Island


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Liberty Island

a small island in upper New York Bay: site of the Statue of Liberty. Area: 5 hectares (12 acres)
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In October 1984, a meeting of the merged committee was held to adopt a master plan for Liberty Island. Burgee said he had been "asked by Lee Iacocca to present his proposals .
3 The ferry ride to Liberty Island is an iconic travel experience in its own right, with great views back at the NYC skyline.
The work was done on behalf of the National Park Service (NPS), which reported that damage was caused to the promenade, grounds, buildings, and much of the infrastructure on Liberty Island.
Although the storm, which caused the loss of 400 jobs and hurt the city's 100 million dollars-a year tourism trade related to the statue, did not damage the statue, it vented its fury on the infrastructure on Liberty Island, including the docks, the promenade and the structures surrounding the statue.
For Horticulturist Al Farrugio, the issues focused largely on some of the 350 trees that populate Liberty Island. About 20 percent of the trees - many of which are directly behind the Statue - would be affected by this project, and any open trenching or careless tunneling could destroy or damage some of the root structures.
Natoli's team worked around the clock to restore full power to the Statue which was not harmed by the storm, although Liberty Island suffered damage to its docks and grounds.
Coakley first at last Ross Coakley, having managed to avoid the trouble in running that affected a few of his rivals in the 5f handicap, just got the nose of Liberty Island in front for trainer Ken Condon.
One of the best views is from Liberty Island, home of the Statue of Liberty.
Liberty Island, home of the statue, reopened 10 months ago, but tourists are still forbidden from climbing to her crown, as millions did before September 11.
"All that makes me confident I can bring my grandparents," Jean-Pascal Mill, 38, a tourist from Lyon, France, who visited the Liberty Island said.
The end of Pier 25 offers a view of New York Harbor, where shipping barges and small sailboats glide past Liberty Island. Wils, who has lived in Tribeca for 26 years and was chairman of Manhattan's Community Board 1 in 2001, says it's her favorite spot in the park.

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