Articles Archive for 12 September 2011
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By Liana Grey
When Tony Lifrieri began managing 1177 Avenue of the Americas, a Silverstein-owned tower near Rockefeller Center, he hooked up a red phone in his basement office. It connects directly to external lines, the former BOMA president explained, so if the building’s phone system shut down, calls can still go through. Ten years ago, on the morning of September 11, firemen lined up in the lobby of 111 Broadway, a building Lifrieri was managing at the time, to use a phone just like it.