When the final part of the spire was lifted and installed on to the top of One World Trade Center, the Port Authority attached a camera to the bottom. This means that with one click, you can get a view from the tallest point in New York City... Show More Summary
After weather ruined Monday's attempt, the Port Authority is getting ready to lift the final piece of 1 World Trade Center's spire into place. One completed, the 408-foot spire will make the building 1,776 feet—America, fuck yeah. [ more › ]
The rusted metal aircraft part believed to be from one of the hijacked jetliners that slammed into the World Trade Center in the Sept. 11 attacks came from a wing, not landing gear, police said Monday. The five-foot piece is a trailing edge flap support structure, police said. Show More Summary
One World Trade Center already is New York's tallest building. And when the last pieces of its spire eventually rise to the roof, the 104-floor skyscraper that replaces the fallen twin towers will be just feet from becoming the highest in the Western Hemisphere. Show More Summary
The day after they said a piece of plane landing gear had been found between two buildings blocks from the World Trade Center site, the NYPD said the gear was indeed from a Boeing 767. However, it's unclear whether it's from one of the planes that hit the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. [ more › ]
The police are continuing to investigate plane landing gear—which they believe is from one of the planes that crashed into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001—found between two buildings blocks from the WTC site. Police Commissioner...Show More Summary
A piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the planes used in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center was discovered between the backs of two buildings in lower Manhattan, New York police said.
One World Trade Center will be the tallest building in New York City—and it will have an observatory on its 102nd floor. The view from the space was unveiled today, with Port Authority chairman David Samson saying, "Just like the rejuvenation of lower Manhattan after 9/11, this building will rise and be a symbol to the world of New York City’s might and capabilities." [ more › ]
The company tapped last month to operate the observation deck atop One World Trade Center showed off plans for what the company expects will be the highest-grossing and most-visited such facility in the world the space Tuesday morning. Show More Summary
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey yesterday unveiled its renderings for the three-level, glass-enclosed tourist attraction that will cap off 1 World Trade Center beginning in 2014, City Room reports. The so-called "One World...Show More Summary
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has selected Legends Hospitality to operate the observation deck on the top of One World Trade Center in a 15-year lease that will net the bi-state agency $875 million. "Tourism has beenShow More Summary
Lt. Marty Fullam, FDNY veteran and one of the legion of heroes who rushed to the burning wrecks of the World Trade Center when everyone else was running away, has died.
The eco-friendly commercial development company behind One World Trade Center is putting DIY urban composting to shame by proposing a plan to compost food from residents' kitchens, paving the way for a future filled with rooftop farm produce fertilized with the rotting carcasses of Planters nuts and imported organic fruit baskets from Whole Foods. [ more › ]
The fire broke out about 11:30 a.m. but was contained without reaching any buildings and it injured no one, the authorities said.
Last week, the first sections of the spire for One World Trade Center were lifted to the top of the 104-story building. Last night, Albert C. Lee caught a glimpse of four more sections of the 1 WTC spire being transported down Greenwich Street under the cover of night. Show More Summary
After traveling 1,500 nautical miles from Valleyfield, Quebec, the first sections of the spire for One World Trade Center were lifted to the top of the 104-story building this morning. The spire will make One World Trade Center the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere—suck it, Sears Willis Tower. [ more › ]
Murphy. As one of three finalists picked to potentially helm the food-service operation inside the observatory at 1 World Trade Center, Benchmarc Restaurant Group's Marc Murphy tells Food Republic that his experience working for years...Show More Summary
The competition has been fierce because the observatory will be one of the highest and presumably most lucrative in the nation.
One World Trade Center is still called the "Freedom Tower" in some circles, and that includes the hard hats responsible for raising it up into the NYC skyline. And judging by a couple of videos that recently surfaced on YouTube, these guys know how to have a good time while doing it. Show More Summary
Today is the eleventh anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, and all across L.A., people are paying homage to those who died and the families who lost loved ones. Here are the ways L.A. has commemorated the tragedy this year and in years past. [ more › ]