Last week, we enjoyed the view of our icy little hellhole from the far reaches of space. Today, we present to you scenes of our misery from a window on the 33rd floor of 1 World Trade Center, shot by the folks at Conde Nast Traveler. [ more › ]
A settlement has been reached in a case involving the 1986 transfer of rights of the name World Trade Center to a nonprofit. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Friday that an... To view the full story, click the title link.
Before they began designing the September 11 Memorial Museum -- recent winner of a National AIA Honor Award -- the architects at Davis Brody Bond looked at the void created by the collapse of the World Trade Center towers. "It was beyond...Show More Summary
It's finally 2015, and this year promises to be a spectacular one for New Yorkers and visitors who love to shop! Among top news, the first stores will open at Brookfield Place and the World Trade Center - and I'll have more on those in the future. Show More Summary
2015 may be the year of the belfie, but let's turn back the clock to a time when a person needed another human being to be able to take a suitably rotund butt selfie. The remarkable photograph above, which was recently posted on Reddit, was taken by photographer Peter B. Kaplan in 1978 atop the World Trade Center. It was suitably titled, "Moon Over Manhattan." [ more › ]
Commuters outside the World Trade Center PATH station in downtown Manhattan on Thursday. New York City’s high temperature was 21 degrees.
When lower Manhattan's new World Trade Center was conceived a decade ago, nobody had in mind a Silicon Valley in the sky. Financial companies, which dominated the original twin towers, are scarce... To view the full story, click the title link.
Two years after Sandy stomped the hell out of our public transit, two long-closed PATH stations are finally reopening: The Exchange Place and World Trade Center stations will re- open tomorrow after needed signal upgrades forced them to shutter on weekends for nearly a year. [ more › ]
PATH's Exchange Place and World Trade Center stations reopen this weekend after nearly a year without weekend service because of Superstorm Sandy repairs and signal upgrades. The Port Authority of... To view the full story, click the title link.
PATH's Exchange Place and World Trade Center stations will soon reopen on weekends after nearly a year of Superstorm Sandy repairs and signal upgrades. Service will resume starting the weekend of... To view the full story, click the title link.
Re "What do you think of 1 World Trade Center?" (online poll, CrainsNewYork.com): It's a magnificent building and really stands out in the beautiful New York skyline. The entire project shows the... To view the full story, click the title link.
Once upon a time, there was incredible excitement for the soaring World Trade Center transportation hub designed by Santiago Calatrava. Now, it's considered a bloated boondoggle, and the NY Times sticks a few more nails in the coffin: "The price tag is approaching $4 billion, almost twice the estimate when plans were unveiled in 2004. Show More Summary
New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman wrote what many of us have been thinking since we began watching the obelisk of tinted SUV windows rise out of Lower Manhattan: 1 World Trade Center is a boring, "monomaniacal" corporate monument. A pointy Duane Reade. A cellophane'd turkey sandwich. A Sharper Image toothpick. [ more › ]
In September 2001, just a few days after the World Trade Center was destroyed, I found myself outside a Broadway theater, looking up at what was, once again, the tallest building in New York. But it was a foggy night, and for a split second, part of the Empire State Building disappeared from view. Show More Summary
The Port Authority has stopped all window washing operations at One World Trade Center after yesterday's scary incident where two window washers were left dangling from the 69th floor after a cable snapped. The Port Authority is investigating why the one of four cables broke, leading to a heart-stopping sight. [ more › ]
New York City firefighters have cut window glass and rescued two window washers trapped on scaffolding dangling 69 stories up the side of 1 World Trade Center. The fire department says the workers... To view the full story, click the title link.
Two window washers are currently stranded more than 60 floors up at 1 World Trade Center. According to an NYPD spokeswoman, the cable snapped at around 12:42 this afternoon near the 67th and 68th floors. [ more › ]
Two window-washers were hanging from safety harnesses on the side of New York City's 1 World Trade Center on Wednesday afternoon after a scaffold broke, officials said.
The Fire Department says it's been called to the World Trade Center site, where one or two workers are reportedly stuck on scaffolding that's about 50 stories above street level. The incident was... To view the full story, click the title link.
"We did it!" The words of the lead engineer on the new Fulton Center punctuated more than a decade of work Sunday to create the primary transit link between the rebuilt World Trade Center and the... To view the full story, click the title link.