David Rockefeller

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2013

    Faced With A Lawsuit, J.P. Morgan Chase Claims Plaza is Private

    A year and a half after the fences first went up around Chase Manhattan Plaza, new court filings show the fight over public access to the space is still heated. We've written extensively about the fight over the fences, which were first erected the day before Occupy Wall Street protesters first gat ... More >>

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    April 27, 2011

    The World Trade Center: 'Ill-Conceived, a Needless Expense, and an Ecological Threat'

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 19, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 16 The World Trade Center by Sally Helgesen Governors Rockefeller and Cahill came together to congratulate each other, themselves, "the people," David Rockefeller, the Port Authority, the business commun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    "World's Richest" Meet in Secret, Plot New World Order or Something

    Get out your tinfoil! ABC today reports a heretofore secret meeting of "America's Richest Givers", including Mayor Bloomberg, Oprah, David Rockefeller, George Soros, Ted Turner, and other illuminati, were invited by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates to a "window-lined private room" -- as opposed to one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    $1 Million Rent Kills the Librairie Francaise

    Thanks to TONY for letting us know: the Librairie Francaise is closing. Rockefeller Center has raised the French booksellers' rent from $360,000 a year to -- get this -- $1 million. David Rockefeller accommodated the library in 1935 to lend a touch of class to the new Center, but who goes to Rockefe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2008

    Richie Rich Saves The World! Bloomberg at ServiceNation Summit

    Michael Bloomberg spoke at Day 2, otherwise known as Who Cares Day, of the ServiceNation Summit at which Obama and McCain spoke last night. Like his predecessors, Bloomberg didn't say much of anything, but the vaporous, goo-goo nature of the event spurred him to greater-than-usual levels of rich-guy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2007

    Congestion Pricing Panel Named

    According to a press release from Mayor Bloomberg's office, the 17-member congestion pricing panel —3 appointees each from Bloomberg, Governor Spitzer, the City Council, Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, and one each from the Senate Minority Leader Malcolm Smith a ... More >>

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    September 12, 2006
  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    Northern Exposures:

    Clinton Does the Democratic Primaries

  • News

    July 13, 2004

    Affordable Housing Gets Sacked

    Battery Park City's funds intercepted by the city's big west side project

  • News

    May 28, 2002
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    May 21, 2002

    Manhattan Project

    Rebuilding Effort Could Secure City's Future as Bourgeois Playground

  • News

    September 22, 1998

    Paranoia Runs Deep

    Conspiracy theories have seeped into the heart of the American public