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Barry Diller, Holland Taylor & Bruce Willis Salute Liz Smith

Liz Smith would have been pleased to share the stage today with the Phantom, and it’s safe to say there were at least two ghosts at the packed Majestic Theatre, where a crowd comprising many of the folks who’d made bold-face appearances...Show More Summary

Billionaire media mogul Barry Diller can boil down his rule for hiring top talent into a single sentence

Barry Diller is the chairman of media holding company IAC. In his long career in media and show business, he's hired and trained power brokers from when they were young and inexperienced. He believes that it is best to promote inexperienced,...Show More Summary

Billionaire Barry Diller has plans to build a $250 million floating park in New York City, and the designs look incredible

Media mogul Barry Diller's plans to build a floating public park on a Manhattan pier are moving forward. Diller unveiled the project, dubbed Diller Island, in 2014. But his plans have had some hiccups. Over the past three years, costs...Show More Summary

How does New York work? Pier 55 deal shows the way

Gov. Andrew Cuomo stepped in last week to save Pier 55, the arts and culture complex that Barry Diller and his wife, Diane von Furstenberg, offered to build on the Far West Side but then abandoned... To view the full story, click the title link.

Barry Diller’s Fantasy ‘Island’, Once Drowned, Is Undead

IAC chief and Gotham philanthropist Barry Diller knows things that float will rise to the surface. Six weeks ago, Diller startled New York officials by pulling the plug on Pier 55, his futuristic park and performing arts complex that...Show More Summary

Barry Diller's On-Again, Off-Again Floating Park And Arts Center Is Back On Again

5 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"Just six weeks after billionaire Barry Diller scrapped plans to build a 2.7-acre floating park on the Hudson River, Governor Andrew Cuomo has swooped in and saved the project. The governor said in a statement Wednesday that he’s brokered a compromise between the Hudson River Park Trust, which was overseeing the $250 million project, and […]

Barry Diller revives Hudson River park project with Cuomo's help

5 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Billionaire Barry Diller has decided to take another shot at developing his $250 million park in the Hudson River.

Cuomo Says Barry Diller's Controversial Park On The Hudson Is Back ON

Just over a month after billionaire Barry Diller withdrew his controversial proposal for a $250 million park and performance venue in the Hudson River near 14th Street, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that he's managed to broker a compromise between warring parties and resurrect the project. [ more › ]

On second thought: Diller vows to push ahead with Pier 55

Long live Diller Island. Media executive Barry Diller announced in September he was dropping plans for the park and performance space projected to sit atop a set of piles in the Hudson River in... To view the full story, click the title link.

Diller Island’ Is Back From the Dead

5 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

With intervention from Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, Barry Diller’s grand plan for a $250 million cultural island on a pier in the Hudson River is revived.

'The Humans' national tour cast announced

Casting is complete for the national tour of the Tony Award-winning play “The Humans,” Broadway in Chicago and producers Scott Rudin and Barry Diller announced Tuesday. The production, lead by the original creative team from the Broadway run, will star Richard Thomas, known from “The Waltons” and...

The Inevitability of Regulating the Giants of Tech

So says Barry Diller, who also talks about the absurd valuations put on ‘unicorns.’

Barry Diller takes shots at VCs, startup valuations

Media mogul and IAC chairman Barry Diller had some choice words for venture capitalists when he took the stage at WSJ D.Live in Laguna Beach on Tuesday. “These valuations don’t bear reality,” said Diller, speaking about the high multiples that some startups are generating. “They’re truly made up.” He quipped that it’s the “absence of dealing… Read More

Barry Diller Says Tech Giants 'Inevitably' Will Face More Regulation

The dominance of the biggest U.S. technology companies is reaching a point when the government will need to regulate their expanse, media mogul Barry Diller said Tuesday.

That Plan for a Floating Park on the Hudson River? It’s Dead

Media mogul Barry Diller has withdrawn his support after years of litigation that tied up Pier55, effectively killing the project.

Billionaire Barry Diller Abandons Dream Of Levitating Park On The Hudson

Billionaire Barry Diller has abandoned his controversial proposal for a $250 million floating park/performance venue in the Hudson River near 14th Street. [ more › ]

Diller pulls plans for Pier55

Media mogul Barry Diller has scrapped plans for a green space and amphitheater along Hudson River Park after years of court battles. Diller told The New York Times that he decided to drop plans for... To view the full story, click the title link.

Barry Diller Gives Up On His $250 Million Performance Center In The Hudson River

6 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"After years of toe-to-toe battling with a small band of critics and a fellow billionaire, Barry Diller said Wednesday that he was pulling the plug on his family's commitment to build and operate a $250 million performance center on an undulating pier 186 feet off the Hudson River shoreline. It was a fizzling end to […]

Plans scrapped for $200M ‘Diller Island’ floating on Hudson

6 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Barry Diller's island-style “floating park” has been sunk.

Barry Diller’s $250M Floating Island In The Hudson Is Sunk

Pier 55, the performance space planned on for a floating man-made island in the Hudson River south of Midtown, was declared dead Wednesday by its chief underwriters, IAC chief Barry Diller and his wife, the clothing designer Diane von Furstenberg. Show More Summary

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