It has been a month of supertall news to top them all, with the World Trade Center’s record-breaking 1,776-foot height possibly getting scooped by a surprise spire in Midtown Manhattan. Now a new rendering from Visualhouse posted at New York Yimby gives an idea of how dramatically the New York City skyline will change just 15 years from now. Read more...
George Willig, a toy designer from Queens, scales the south tower of the World Trade Center.
George Willig gives a first person account after climbing the World Trade Center in 1977.
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
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Joining the ranks of the Empire State Building and Top of the Rock, One World Observatory, the $100 million, three-story attraction atop One World Trade Center, offers breathtaking views of New York City and beyond. But there’s more than just views here—and there should be, given the $32 ticket price—from dazzling, high-tech elevators to fine dining. Show More Summary
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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 › ]
A food vendor near the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan was given three summonses by the police this week and could be fined up to $1,500 for overcharging tourists for hot dogs, demanding up to $30 for...
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
Traveling 102 floors in under 60 seconds, the nighttime journey up the skyscraper reflects the light outside. The floor-to-ceiling monitors recreate the construction of New York City from the 16th century to the present.
The company behind 1 WTC's super-fast elevators tells us about the Star Trek elevators that will be coming as soon as next year. On May 29, the One World Trade Center Observatory in New York will open up to the public. To get passengers...Show More Summary
Santiago Calatrava isn't only the architect behind the scandal-plagued ascent of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub; he's a person too, you know, and he wants to remind people that he has feelings. "It has not been easy for.....
$30 for a hot dog? A New York City hot dog vendor who positions his car near the World Trade Center is reportedly charging tourists $30 for a hot dog – and NYC residents only $3 for the same item, a MarketWatch report maintains. TheShow More Summary
The observatory atop the 1,776-foot World Trade Center finally opens next week. But the view from the tallest building in the US (for now ) is not the only stunning vista that will greet visitors. Read more...
It was 1987, so long ago that Jay Leno was on the show. But the montage's opening seconds may take your breath away
On large and complex government projects, costs will double from the original estimates. This tendency is called Edwards’ Law of Cost Doubling. The Wall Street Journal reports on the PATH rail station at the World Trade Center. Edwards’...Show More Summary
A trip to the observatory, which opens to the public on May 29, costs $32 per person, and it offers far wider panoramas than that of the old observatory.
On Wednesday, CBS This Morning hosted New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio for an exclusive interview at the top of One World Trade Center’s new observation desk and gave the far-left mayor an unchallenged platform to promote his liberal agenda.
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.