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World Trade Center arts project finds new president

The long-delayed performing arts center scheduled for the World Trade Center site has a new president. Leslie Koch, former head of the Trust for Governors Island, will take over from Maggie Boepple, who will continue as an advisor, reports Nancy Coleman for the New York Times. Koch said, “Whether you’re a native New Yorker, however […]

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World Trade Center mall has a plan to get you to stick around

The shopping center within the Oculus transit hub in lower Manhattan has about 120 million visitors a year, many of them using it as a link between destinations. The average mall visit is half an hour in length. Mall operators want people to stay longer, so plan to add more food, entertainment (including virtual reality), gyms, and seats in an attempt to make the Oculus a hip hang-out destination.

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Developer Silverstein Properties funds a new artist residency at 3 World Trade Center

A new artist residency program will begin this September at 3 World Trade Center. Called the Silver Art Projects, the initiative will provide 30 artists with large, free studio spaces fifty floors above the ground. Residencies last up to eight months, reports Alexandra Alexa for 6 Sq. Ft.

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