- The New Globe construction will be privately funded and the theater self-supporting, rather than competing for increasingly scarce tax dollars.
- The design is "reversible and does not impinge on the historic fabric of the monument."
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Public Service Announcement
Yesterday evening R. and I attended--and spoke at--a public hearing on the future of Governor's Island. We support the construction of a New Globe Theater in the open courtyard of Castle Williams. Take a look at the website, and if you agree that this is the best option, please consider submitting a comment to the National Park Service by the March 18 deadline. I'll highlight two particularly important and easily overlooked points: