We had the chance to interview Mr. Koch a few years ago. Ed Koch, former Mayor of New York City and former U.S. Congressman, was important in the creation of Battery Park City. BPC sits on manmade land created from the bedrock excavated during the World Trade Center construction. BPC was not converted into inhabitable city land with infrastructure until the late 1970’s.
We had the chance to interview Mr. Koch a few years ago.