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A New Chapter for the New York Skyline

2 years agoArts : Artlog Blog

On Monday, April 30, One World Trade Center officially became NYC’s tallest building, a distinction the Empire State Building has held since the the September 11 attacks in 2001. Daniel Libeskind’s One World Trade Center, soon to be home to Condé Nast and a slew of other businesses, is a model of starchitecture: attention-grabbing and glitzy like the structures that make up the imposing skylines of cities like Shanghai and Singapore.
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1 World Trade Center Set To Claim Spot Atop NYC's Skyline Today

News : The Two-Way (2 years ago)

When workers add some steel columns, it will be 21 feet taller than the observation deck at the Empire State Building. That's a symbolic return to the sky for a site destroyed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Read Post

One WTC now NYC's tallest building

Politics / US Politics : The Last Word (2 years ago)

Today, a day before the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden, One World Trade Center became the tallest building in New York City. Nearly 11 years after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, One World Trade ... Read Post

Does One World Trade Center Look Like The Tallest Building In NYC From Where You're Standing?

United States / New York : Gothamist (2 years ago)

From 1931 to 1972, the Empire State Building was the tallest building in New York City—a title it regained after the tragedy on September 11th, 2001. While Metro is reporting today that One World Trade Center will grow to be the tal... Read Post


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