National Parks Service
When Michele Byers, head of the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, asked four governors to implore LG Electronics not to build a tower that would soar above the tree line in Englewood Cliffs and mar the vista, they didn’t even blink.
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 $30 million renovation project included replacing the stairs to the crown and making them less steep.
After fighting in the American Revolution and helping to create the federal government, Hamilton built the house in 1802 on what was then a country estate. He lived there for two years before being killed in a duel with Aaron Burr.
The National Parks Service and New Jersey City University worked together to create 10 possible logos to be used in commemoration of the Statue of Liberty’s 125th anniversary.
The federally run Statue Of Liberty could be shut down this weekend along with the government if Congress fails to agree on a budget.
The NYPD wasn’t initially consulted, so a plan to reconfigure and speed up the security screening process for the Statue of Liberty is now up in the air.