But a spokeswoman for Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday that city officials and Lee are looking at other sites because crowd estimates have grown.
The event's original permit envisioned 2,000 people attending. But because of nationwide publicity, organizers now expect the crowd to exceed 10,000.
The city says Brooklyn's Prospect Park is a possible alternative.
Lee collaborated on Jackson's video for "They Don't Care About Us."
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