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Empire State Development Background Material for Report on World Trade Center Economic Recovery

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
Empire State Development (ESD) hired Mt. Auburn Associates (MAA) to prepare a report on ESD's response to the World Trade Center (WTC) attacks and its role in the recovery of Lower Manhattan. Material in the series is mostly records MAA collected while writing the report and material provided by ESD to MAA. Records include publications, studies, internal assessments and reports, audits, and a floor by floor assessment of loss of life in the attacks. Interviews of staff are also included.
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3 cubic feet (8 cassette tapes)
Inclusive Dates:
2001-2005
Series Number:
21769

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Administrative History

Empire State Development (ESD) hired Mt. Auburn Associates (MAA) to prepare a report on the ESD's response to the World Trade Center (WTC) attacks and its role in the recovery of Lower Manhattan. Mt. Auburn Associates provided to ESD the background material used to develop the report which is located on-line at http://www.empire.state.ny.us/wtc/Final_Report/Default.asp.

Scope and Content Note

Material in the series is mostly paper records including items Mt. Auburn Associates (MAA) collected while writing the report and material provided by Empire State Development (ESD) to MAA. Publications include a small newssheet called "Rebuilding Wall Street," which was published for a year after the World Trade Center (WTC) attacks with some follow-up issues every few months and a study done by the Rand Corporation in 2004. There are ESD internal assessments of recovery programs, reports from ESD to federal Housing and Urban Development (HUD), various reports on WTC infrastructure, HUD audits, drafts of action plans and program administrative documents, and a floor by floor assessment of the loss of life in the attacks. Also included are eight mini-tapes of interviews of staff, a CD of transcripts of the interviews, and CDs of "Rebuilding Wall Street."

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