Gallery: 9/11 Museum Dispute Over Funding Resolved, Project Now Back On...

Last week, we reported on how the city’s long-awaited September 11th Memorial Museum had been delayed due to a feud between Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Governor Andrew Cuomo over funding and day-to-day control. Now it is being reported that an agreement to end the dispute and put the project back on track has been reached. This week, a memorandum of understanding was signed by the Port Authority, who owns the site, and the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, which leases it. In it, they agreed that both parties would allow the construction of the museum to proceed “as long as the Port Authority has access to all financial information and can confirm that the museum has sufficient resources to pay its future operating costs.”

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