Liberty Bonds spur debate on Ground Zero

The debate over what to build and when at Ground Zero reached the public eye for an extended period Thursday during a public hearing over whether to dole out $3.35 billion in tax-free Liberty Bonds for the construction of the new World Trade Center. City officials said sticky plans remaned over the construction of the new center, particularly because of developer Larry Silverstein’s role and because of Mayor Bloomberg’s desire to see more housing in the area rather than new office space. more [NYDN] and more [NYT]

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