Senator Clinton to join with Congressman Nadler, Diane von Furstenberg, and FHL to announce major funding for the High Line

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Senator Clinton to join with Congressman Nadler, Diane von Furstenberg, and FHL to announce major funding for the High Line

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton to join with Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Diane von Furstenberg, and Friends of the High Line to announce major federal funding for the High Line Project

On Thursday August 4, 2005 Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton will join with Congressman Jerrold Nadler, renowned designer Diane von Furstenberg, and Friends of the High Line to announce major federal funding for the High Line project.

Date/Time: Thursday, August 4, 2005; 2:15 pm.

Where: Phillips de Pury and Company, 450 West 15th Street (near 10th Avenue), 3rd Floor.

Who: Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Diane von Furstenberg, and Friends of the High Line (FHL) co-founders Joshua David and Robert Hammond.

To RSVP: Please e-mail Meredith Taylor at Friends of the High Line at meredith@thehighline.org; or call (212) 206-9922.

CONTACT: Inquiries about the High Line/Friends of the High Line may be directed to Joshua David, Friends of the High Line; (212) 206-9922; josh@thehighline.org. Inquiries about Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton may be directed to Nina Blackwell; (212) 688-9559; nina_blackwell@clinton.senate.gov.

Note: Immediately prior to the press conference, the group will take a tour of the High Line’s elevated tracks. Access to the tracks will not be open to the media, but B-roll footage of the walk, shot on the tracks, may be obtained following the press conference. To request the paperwork required to receive B-roll footage, call (212) 994-7594 or e-mail esther.aubry@rfbinder.com.

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