Four ideas debated for one island

The city has introduced four different models for Governors Island, that 172-acre slip between Manhattan and Brooklyn that used to be a military base but that now sits largely empty, waiting for the city to award development rights. The names of the four models Destination Island, Innovation Island, Minimum Build Island, and Iconic Island largely speak for themselves, reflecting ideas as varied as making Governors Island a resort mecca complete with theme hotel and shoreline amphitheater to making it a hub for education and research. more [Post]

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