Volume 19 Issue 44 | March 16 - 22, 2007

Downtown Express photo by Milo Hess

Why wait to celebrate?

It won’t be until 2009 when developer Bruce Ratner will be ready to pop the bubbly for the opening of his Beekman St. project, but a passerby apparently couldn’t wait until then, leaving an empty bottle at the site. Construction crews have begun building the foundation for the residential tower and K-8 school that is being designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry -- who is still fine tuning the plan. A Ratner spokesperson said there are still no final renderings to release.

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