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Her Father’s City, and His Daughter’s

Metropolitan Diary: A girl and her father showed each other their respective New Yorks; hers was Greenwich Village; his the World Trade Center.

1 WTC BASE Jumpers Avoid Felony Charges

The three men who BASE jumped off One World Trade Center in 2013 have successfully dodged felony charges. [ more › ]

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

New Renderings Reveal A Not-Awful Two World Trade Center

        If you're not bludgeoning the Manhattan skyline with a Bluetooth lawn dart, you're already way ahead of 1 WTC. In this respect, the new design for Two World Trade Center, the final WTC tower, is a success. [ more › ]

The secret is out: Bjarke Ingels' design for 2 World Trade Center revealed

Developers of 2 World Trade Center unveiled a new design for the lower Manhattan tower by architect Bjarke Ingels that replaces the four-diamond roof with a series of stepped green terraces. The... To view the full story, click the title link.

'The Walk' to step out as New York Film Festival opener

"The Walk," Robert Zemeckis' 3-D drama starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as World Trade Center wire-walker Philippe Petit, will open this year's New York Film Festival on Sept. 25, organizers announced Thursday.

News Corp. will move headquarters to 2 World Trade Center

News Corp. and 21st Century Fox Inc. reached a non-binding agreement with developer Larry Silverstein to move their headquarters to a new skyscraper to be built at lower Manhattan's World Trade... To view the full story, click the title link.

Video: Lightning Strikes One World Trade Center

After opening up its observatory to the selfie-taking masses this weekend, One World Trade Center took the spotlight as a major storm brought flash floods to the city. Maybe this is what it's like when God takes a selfie? [ more › ]

One World Observatory Opens Atop Trade Center

Visitors on Friday took in the view from the One World Observatory, on floors 100, 101 and 102 of One World Trade Center.

Check Out The Breathtaking View Of The Amazing Line For The One World Trade Observatory, Opening Today

The One World Trade Center Observatory officially opens to the public today, and it's a total mob scene. Although the tickets, which each cost $32, are supposed to permit visitors access at a specific time, our man on the scene Scott Lynch tells us "they're already running an hour behind. Show More Summary

Observatory at 1 World Trade Center opens to public

There's a new bird's eye view of New York City. The One World Trade Center observatory is officially opening to the public on Friday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Visitors will get a view of the... To view the full story, click the title link.

They Didn’t Really Fall, Silly… It Was a David Copperfield Stunt

Woman #1: So, where was the World Trade Center?Woman #2: See that empty lot across the street?Woman #1: Oh. So is that one of the buildings that fell?–Ground ZeroOverheard by: joy

World Trade Center Observatory Gift Shop Selling A $175 Polo Shirt

  There's no 9/11 Cheese Plate at the One World Observatory's gift shop—but there are plenty of shot glasses, postcards and t-shirts—plus a 1 World Trade Center throw blanket for $79.95 and a One World Observatory polo shirt handmade by South Korean polo shirt artisans for... $174.95. [ more › ]

Photos: Our First Glimpse Of 1 World Trade Center's Breathtaking New Observatory

    One World Observatory, the public's chance to catch a glimpse of the view from the World Trade Center (after paying $32) officially opens next week. The observatory has been offering previews to the media, and I can confirm this:...Show More Summary

1 World Trade Center's new observatory offering high-tech views to open

From the top of 1 World Trade Center, the nation's tallest building, it really does seem as if you can "see forever." Those two words are the motto of the center's new observatory that opens May 29,... To view the full story, click the title link.

2.7M people visited the 9/11 museum during its first year

National September 11 Memorial and Museum officials say nearly 2.7 million people visited the museum in the first year since it opened at New York's World Trade Center site. Museum officials said... To view the full story, click the title link.

…the World Trade Center?

Eastern European tourist chick, looking at Empire State Building: What is that?New York teenage girl, in perfect seriousness: I have no idea.–Outside Empire State BuildingOverheard by: Sapodilla

New 1 WTC Observatory Elevator Offers Virtual Flight Over Lower Manhattan

The new observatory at 1 World Trade Center allows visitors to see the emergence and building of lower Manhattan—including a sadly fleeting Twin Towers—during the elevator ride up to the 100th-102nd floor space. Now, when they exit, visitors will virtually fly over the southern tip of Manhattan. [ more › ]

New sidewalk expands public access to World Trade Center

Pedestrians can now walk straight through the heart of the rebuilt World Trade Center by using a new sidewalk. The 4,000-square-foot walkway off Church Street was opened Tuesday. It's another step... To view the full story, click the title link.

For the record

Texas shooting: In the May 4 Section A, an article about the shooting attack in Garland, Texas, that left the two gunmen dead said that plans to build a New York mosque about two blocks from the World Trade Center site had been scrapped amid a protest. In fact, the mosque opened in 2011 to little...

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