By DAVID W. DUNLAP

Published: November 7, 2003

or the first time in memory, you can get to the chapel by way of Church.

The western gates to St. Paul's Chapel on Church Street, which had been padlocked for no one knows how long, were reopened this week. So was the churchyard itself, which had been closed since Sept. 11, 2001.

Suddenly, there is a contemplative public space