Re-opening Lady Liberty's Crown

Friday, July 03, 2009

This 4th of July weekend, the Statue of Liberty’s crown will re-open; visitors can take the 12-story spiral steps leading up the narrow passage to see what may be the best view in the world. The crown was closed after the 9/11 attacks. Brad Hill and his father James Hill are eagerly awaiting the crown's re-opening. They own the Evelyn Hill concession and souvenir stand at the base of the statue. The store has been in their family for three generations and James was born on the island.


James Hill and Brad Hill


Mick B. Krever, Stephanie Loleng and Jen Poyant

Comments [1]


The best view (normal day): coming into lower Manhattan on the Staten Island Ferry.

On this July 4th: Lower Manhattan from the Brooklyn Heights promenade, with the fireworks lighting up the skyline from behind.

Jul. 03 2009 09:10 AM

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