Privatizing Battery Park City?
The first chairman of the Battery Park City Authority now its vice chairman said that Battery Park City should be privatized and the area extended by 2,000 feet to the north. Charles Urstadt, appointed chairman by Gov. Nelson Rockefeller in the early 1970s and appointed vice chairman by Gov. Pataki, said in a recent speech that the state-controlled authority should put at least the commercial components of the 92-acre area up for bid. more [Slatin]