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Re: [F2F] Prefered location for F2F11

From: Gary Hallmark <gary.hallmark@oracle.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2008 15:30:10 -0700
Message-ID: <48923CF2.4010108@oracle.com>
To: Chris Welty <cawelty@gmail.com>
CC: Christian de Sainte Marie <csma@ilog.fr>, RIF WG <public-rif-wg@w3.org>

+1 for midtown

Chris Welty wrote:
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> The addresses are:
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> 33 Maiden Lane
> New York, NY 10038
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> and
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> 590 Madison Avenue
> New York, NY 10022
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> The former is in the financial (wall street) district, the latter is 
> on the northern side of midtown (57th St.) in Manhattan.  I am trying 
> to find out if IBM has a special rate with any hotels.
>
> -Chris
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> Christian de Sainte Marie wrote:
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>> All,
>>
>> There are three possible locations for F2F1, all in or close to 
>> New-York city:
>> - In Hawthorne, where we already had F2F7;
>> - In New-York City, midtown Manhattan;
>> - In New-York City, downtown Manhattan (that's around Wall Street).
>>
>> The group seemed to prefer NYC to Hawthorne, but we wanted to 
>> reconfirm that preference before finalizing the location, the point 
>> being that there might not be hotel rooms within walking distance in 
>> NYC (*) and that room price are likely to be in the 300$ and above, 
>> unless you stay in Brooklin.
>>
>> (*) Well, that depend what you call walking distance, of course, but 
>> do not count too much on finding a room much closer than 3 to 5 blocks.
>>
>> Chris will post the exact adresses of the prospective location on the 
>> F2F11 wiki [1] asap.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Christian
>>
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/2005/rules/wiki/F2F11
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