A great post today from our friends at The Mets Police:
Six and a half years ago a nightmare descended upon this city. At the time both the Mets
and Yankees had been discussing new stadia with the city. Following 9/11 those discussions were put on hold so that the city could recover and rebuild.
Recover we did – rebuild we have not.
Six and a half years later, two structures designed for a game have been designed, constructed, and now opened. Several hundred million dollars in city and state “assistance” has helped in getting these structures built.
Yet just over 9 miles away from each site there remains a big hole in the ground where two office towers once stood.
Think about that for a moment.
6 1/2 years
2 new, state-of-the-art ballparks
Read a bit more here.