Make more music. Make more art. What a lovely sentiment.
Here in this little piece of Tribeca that used to sit in the shadow of the Twin Towers it struck me how resilient this city is. And how, almost 10 years since that horrific date, a neighborhood could thrive with families and culture.
Battery Park City and this edge of Tribeca are model neighborhoods in which to raise children. There is free music, public art, more green space than you could ever imagine, playgrounds, an esplanade along the hudson and restaurants, bars, galleries and shops all creating a quality of life that rivals any other neighborhood in NY.
It is hard to imagine how this neighborhood looked in the days following 9/11; a war zone in our very city.
And yet in the true spirit of New York it rose again to become a place to live where they encourage kids to:
Make more music and make more art.
Simply enchanting, is it not?