Posts Tagged ‘privately owned public spaces’

Chase Bank (Finally) Addresses One Chase Manhattan Plaza Closure

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One Chase Manhattan Plaza. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. By Paul Bisceglio   Following downtown residents’ and the Community Board 1 (CB1) Urban Planning Committee’s demands for an explanation, three representatives of JP Morgan Chase met with the CB1 Quality of Life Committee yesterday evening to discuss the closure of One Chase Manhattan Plaza, home of the bank’s Financial District skyscraper and a privately [&hellip
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Community Demands Chase Bank Reopen One Chase Manhattan Plaze to the Public

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1 Chase Plaza. Photo courtesy of Wiki Commons. By Paul Bisceglio   The wire fence that blocks access to One Chase Manhattan Plaza has been a source of controversy since it was erected around the 60-floor Financial District skyscraper’s outdoor square last September for a yet-to-be-seen construction project. Now, the city’s newly formed Urban Planning Committee is adding its voice to demands that [&hellip
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