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MEDIA ADVISORY - NY GOVERNOR PATAKI, MAYOR BLOOMBERG, PA OFFICIALS TO WITNESS FIRST STEEL COLUMN RISE FOR FREEDOM TOWER

Date: Dec 18, 2006
Press Release Number: 114-2006

New York Governor George E. Pataki will join New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Port Authority executives on Tuesday, December 19, to witness the installation of the first steel column for the Freedom Tower.

The photo opportunity will be held at 11 a.m. at the World Trade Center site. A media availability will be held after the column is raised.

Media interested in attending should enter the World Trade Center PATH station no later than 10:30 a.m. and walk down to the mezzanine level. There, they will be escorted through the PATH turnstiles and onto a concrete slab remnant from the World Trade Center parking garage where they can watch the steel being installed.

Media must have proper credentials to be allowed onto the site to film the steel being installed.

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