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 attr act 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
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-vtbf-h883
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.