The statue has been closed since Sandy struck the region on Oct. 29, damaging much of the island’s infrastructure. The statue itself is on higher ground and was not damaged.
The collection of artifacts at the Ellis Island museum was unharmed by superstorm Sandy, but had to be moved because it wasn’t possible to maintain the climate-controlled environment necessary for preservation.
Visitors will once again be welcomed to the Statue of Liberty by July 4, 2013, following the completion of repairs needed after superstorm Sandy, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced.
Is Uncle Sam shortchanging Lady Liberty? Three months after Superstorm Sandy, the government won’t say when the statue will reopen. On Monday night there was a demand for a timetable.
Liberty Island was part of the close-up tour by the Secretary of the Interior Thursday, but it won’t be getting any tourists in the near future.
The Statue of Liberty survived Sandy unscathed, but the island she lives on was so severely ravaged that it remains unsafe for visitors more than a month later.
The Statue of Liberty survived Superstorm Sandy without any damage, but such was not the case for Liberty Island.
Superstorm Sandy is to thank for the extended closing of two of New York’s most popular tourist attractions.
The $30 million renovation project included replacing the stairs to the crown and making them less steep.
A year after it was closed for renovations, visitors will once again be able to take in the views from the crown of the Statue of Liberty.
It wasn’t a hoax after all. The Coast Guard says they and the FDNY rescued two people from a 60-foot-boat named “Tranquility” that was taking on water.
The accident occurred as the crew apparently tried to hoist something with a crane. The three have been taken for medical treatment. So far there’s no word on their condition.
The men and women in blue and some others undercover will be out in full force this Saturday night in and around Times Square.
Lady Liberty is getting high-tech gifts for her 125th birthday: webcams on her torch that will let viewers gaze out at New York Harbor and read the tablet in her hands or see visitors on the grounds of the island below in real time.
Starting October 29, the monument will be getting a $27.25 million makeover.
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