Oral history interview with Peter J. Solomon 1993

Oral history interview with Peter J. Solomon 1993

 

 

Name:
Solomon, Peter J (Interviewee); Metzger, John (Interviewer)
Title:
Oral history interview with Peter J. Solomon 1993
Abstract:
Education and family background; meeting Edward I. Koch [Koch], appointment as Deputy Mayor; connections with Wall Street; concern for New York City's economic development: creation of Economic Capital Corporation, emphasis on worker training, vest-pocket industrial parks, tax abatements, Public Development Corporation, competition with New Jersey, encouragement of small businesses, efforts to attract foreign investment; New York City's relationship with federal government; corruption and real estate interests; working relationship with Koch; experience working within the city bureaucracy; decision to leave administration; evaluation of Koch's mayoral tenure.
Collection Name:
Edward I. Koch administration oral history project
Subjects:
Investment bankers; Solomon, Peter J; Koch, Ed, 1924-2013; New York (N.Y.). Mayor
Format:
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
1993
Note (Biographical):
Investment banker.
Note:
Interviewed by John Metzger on February 22 and July 29, 1993.
Note (Provenance):
Peter J. Solomon, Gift 1993
Language:
English
Library Location:
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record:
13599039
Digital Project:
Time Based Media
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-vtbf-h883