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9/11 stair-climb back on track after Cuomo steps in

Planning for a 9/11 memorial charity stair-climb at One World Trade Center is back on track after Gov. Andrew Cuomo stepped in to smooth over a conflict between the event organizers and the building’s landlord. The event, organized by the Staten Island-based Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation to honor first responders killed on September […]

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One World Trade landlords change course, will allow charity stair climb

The Durst Organization may now allow a charity stair climb to take place in One World Trade Center after their recent refusal, wrote Philip Messing on March 8, 2016 in The New York Post. After Durst’s refusal, New York’s governor asked them to sit down with representatives of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation and governor’s […]

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Tunnel to Towers Foundation’s 9/11 stair climb allegedly canceled over greed

Cassy Sommer writes in the March 8, 2016 edition of the Staten Island Advance that the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation has been barred from holding a charity stair climb in One World Trade Center because the event would remind tenants of the terrorist attacks. Among other things, the Tunnel to Towers Foundation builds “smart homes for […]

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