How can a place be both state and privately own? It's either public (tax funded) property, or private (non tax funded) property.
Zuccotti Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Zuccotti Park, formerly called Liberty Plaza Park, is a 33,000-square-foot (3,100 m2) privately-owned publicly-accessible park in Lower Manhattan in New York City. The park, which is owned by Brookfield Office Properties, is located between Broadway, Trinity Place, Liberty Street and Cedar Street
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Park Gives Wall St. Protesters Place to Call Home - NYTimes.com
The origins of the park are tied to One Liberty Plaza, a 54-story tower just north of the park. In 1968, the tower’s developers were permitted to add 500,000 square feet to their building in return for providing a public space, which was first named Liberty Plaza Park.
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