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World Trade Center BASE jumpers cleared of burglary

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Rossig, Brady and Markovich admitted they plunged from the 1,776-foot tower in Lower Manhattan about 3 a.m. on Sept. 30, 2013.

Go inside the Brooklyn home of New York's most sought-after architect

Bjarke Ingels isn't a household name yet. But you probably know his buildings. The Danish starchitect's international architecture firm, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), recently snagged the 2 World Trade Center commission. On the heels of...Show More Summary

The CIA’s Former Deputy Director Speaks: The VICE News Interview (Trailer)

2 months agoNews : Vice News

When al Qaeda terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, Michael Morell was with President George W. Bush at an elementary school in Florida as the CIA's daily briefer. The events that unfolded...Show More Summary

Buzzfeed’s All Growns Up

Summary: In September of 2001, the day planes crashed into the World Trade Center, Pentagon and field in Pennsylvania, a communications professor at George Mason did something that everyone thought was insane. He held class. He turned...Show More Summary

Review: One World Observatory in New York

2 months agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

The metal still gleaming and the paint freshly dried a mere 13 days after its grand opening, I found myself at the observation deck known as the One World Observatory at One World Trade Center in New York, which is the tallest building...Show More Summary

Burj Khalifa architects selected to design Burj 2020, the world’s tallest commercial tower

Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG) have been named by the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) as the firm that will design the Burj 2020, which is set to surpass New York's One World Trade Center as the world's tallest commercial The be

Curbed NY: Bjarke Ingels Builds in Manhattan, But Buys in Brooklyn

Bjarke Ingels is New York's young, hot, in-demand architect du jour. The Danish-born wunderkind is designing (as of last week) 2 World Trade Center; a zany tetrahedron of rentals on Manhattan's West Side; and new condos along the High...

Notable Quotables: 6 Gems From Bjarke Ingels's Charlie Rose Sit-Down

BIG's design for the new 2 World Trade Center. Rendering by DBOX. "Byar-kay Ingels is here," begins Charlie Rose in a segment that aired last Friday on the veteran reporter's PBS talk show, and boy was he. If you've been...

Jury hears closing arguments in trial of WTC BASE jumpers

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The jury is out in the case of three One World Trade Center BASE jumpers who parachuted from atop the tower.

Sneaky Nordstrom Tower Adds 71 Feet to Be the Actual Tallest US Building

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Last time we checked in with the Nordstrom Tower, a superskinny supertall going up in Midtown Manhattan, a sneaky spire had been added to make it a hair taller than the US’s tallest spire at the World Trade Center. Now, new documents...Show More Summary

News Corp. just gave us our first look inside the new Two World Trade Center

Big Design and Squint/Opera put together this video explaining and visualizing the design plans for the new Two World Trade Center building. Video courtesy of Big Design Follow BIG: On Facebook & Twitter Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

Expert testifies on behalf of men who BASE jumped from WTC

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A professional BASE jumper testified on behalf of the three men who jumped from One World Trade Center, denying they put others at risk.

Former tenant of WTC makes triumphant return to site

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A former World Trade Center tenant whose life and business was left in ruins after 9/11 is returning to the site.

World Trade Center Base Jumper Left A Note For His Mom Before Famous 2013 Jump: Police

33-year-old Andrew Rossig, a member of the three-men gang now known as the World Trade Center Base jumpers is back in the news again. Nearly two years ago, in September 2013, three young men – James Brady, 32, Marko Markovich, 26 and...Show More Summary

World Trade Center BASE Jumper Left Mom Note About "Heap Of Trouble" Stunt

In September 2013, a trio of men dove off 1 World Trade Center in a daring 1,368-foot BASE jump. Those men—James Brady, 32; Andrew Rossig, 33; Marko Markovich, 26 (and lookout Kyle Hartwell, 29)—all turned themselves into police, and the three jumpers were all hit with burglary, reckless endangerment and illegal BASE jumping charges. Show More Summary

WTC BASE jumper left note for mom before leap

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

World Trade Center BASE jumper Andrew Rossig left his mom a note of apologies and instructions before achieving the biggest feat of his career.

Report: Sylvester Stallone Epically Denied Entry to the Vogue Offices

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

On a beautiful summer day last week, Sylvester Stallone strolled into One World Trade Center with a dream: to visit the offices of Vogue. It's not because he's a fan of leaping models, or that he was dying to meet Grace Coddington, but rather to accompany his 16-year-old daughter, Sistine... More »

Stacked Boxes and BIG Statements in New Design for 2 World Trade Center

3 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

Bjarke Ingels revealed his proposal for 2 World Trade Center in an article for Wired on Tuesday. The final unbuilt plot at the hallowed New York City site — which had for a decade been reserved for a Norman Foster-designed scheme — may now give rise to a dramatically stepped, 1,340-foot glass tower.

BIG reveals eye-catching Two World Trade Center design

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Denmark's Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has unveiled preliminary plans and some renders for Manhattan's Two World Trade Center, the fourth and final skyscraper slated for the World Trade Center site. As you might expect from a firm withShow More Summary

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