The tallest building in the Western Hemisphere has now become the tallest building at Legoland California Resort. The Carlsbad theme park unveiled its version of Manhattan’s One World Trade Center, also known as the Freedom Tower, on Independence Day. To mark the reopening of its miniature version...
For those in and around New York City, Judith Dupré is giving a talk on her new book One World Trade Center on Wednesday evening at, appropriately enough, the Skyscraper Museum in Battery Park City. Details for this free event (RSVPShow More Summary
For most sane and rational people, being invited to climb the spire at the top of One World Trade Center to photograph the view would probably result in a flat out “no”. For others, it’s definitely a “yes“, “sure“, or “absolutely!“, even when not entirely legal. But when professional mountaineer and photographer Jimmy Chin is asked to [...]Show More Summary
In a 360° video for The New York Times Magazine, photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin climbed the spire of One World Trade Center to photograph a breathtaking view 1,776 feet above New York City. Chin’s photographs appeared in The New York Times Magazine’s recent “New York Issue.”
NEW YORK (AP) — It’s been a year since the observatory at One World Trade Center opened to the public. The attraction, called One World Observatory, opened on May 29, 2015. Organizers say 1,776 members of the public got tickets through a lottery to attend an anniversary open house on Tuesday. The observatory is on […]
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has settled a dispute with Canada-based Collavino Construction Co., which helped to build One World Trade Center. The bistate agency has agreed to pay... To view the full story, click the title link.
Hundreds of athletes raced to the top of one of the city’s most iconic skyscrapers Sunday morning to raise money for a 9/11 charity.
On Episode 13 of Project Runway All Stars, the finalists had to create an eight piece collection in four days. Dom, Ken and Kini had to use the view at the top of the One World Trade Center and the city as a whole as their inspiration. Show More Summary
Work on the Freedom Tower begins after months of acrimony and delays.
Author and architecture writer Judith Dupré has been writing about the World Trade Center since the early 1990s. She researched the Twin Towers for her 2013 book Skyscrapers and covered the 9/11 memorial in her subsequent book Monuments. Show More Summary
When you see these climbers reach the top of Lotte World Tower, a 1,823-foot tower that’s the tallest building in South Korea and taller than One World Trade Center in New York, there’s an ever so brief moment of peace. Wow, things look great from up here! And then it’s back to the stressfulness of watching someone do something as insane as climbing a skyscraper. Read more...
More than a year after Condé Nast moved from Times Square to One World Trade Center, its new landlord, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, continues to shell out more than $3... To view the full story, click the title lin...
On Tuesday evening, as monuments and buildings around the globe were illuminated in the colors of Belgium’s red, black, and yellow flag in solidarity with the victims of the Brussels attacks, One World Trade center, joining the tribute, chose the wrong colors.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said One World Trade Center would display the colors of the Belgian flag on its spire Tuesday night as a show of solidarity with the country after a spate of deadly attacks rocked its capital. But to many,...Show More Summary
Yesterday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the spire of One World Trade Center would be lit in black, yellow and red to pay tribute to the victims of the terrorist attacks in Brussels. But the end result actually looked more like a tribute to France. [ more › ]
One World Trade Center was supposed to be lit in the black, red, and yellow colors of the Belgian flag like other monuments around the world in solidarity over yesterday’s terrorist attacks, according to a memo from Governor Andrew Cuomo: World… Read The post World Trade Center Didn’t Get the Memo on Brussels? appeared first on Towleroad.
The organizers of a 9/11 charity founded in honor of a fallen first responder planned to host their second annual stair climb fundraiser at One World Trade Center this May, but they've now been told that the event is a logistical inconvenience and can't go off as planned. [ more › ]
There's a reason why thousands of tourists wait in hours-long lines to One World Trade Center’s observation deck or to peer out from the Statue of Liberty’s crown: seeing New York City from the sky is an indescribable sight.
“‘Those who want things always to stay the same are not living in the real world,’ Ms. Wintour said in a recent interview at her office overlooking the Hudson River at Condé Nast’s new headquarters, One World Trade Center. ‘It’s like perfection. Doesn’t exist.'”
SOM—the architecture firm behind One World Trade Center—recently unveiled new images of Manhattan West, a five-million-square-foot development comprised of three asymmetric glass towers now rising in Hudson Yards.