Like an over-picky mate on an OKCupid quest, the City of New Orleans has yet to do anything substantial with its World Trade Center. With the clocking ticking ever-faster towards its tricentenial, many are asking: does the city even...
1 World Trade Center has attracted another new tenant. Australia-based Servcorp has signed a 15-year lease for 34,775 square feet at the tower, according to the New York Post. The latest deal brings... To view the full story, click the title link.
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Rebuilding the World Trade Center, Marcus Robinson?s inspiring documentary chronicling the reconstruction of the World Trade Center and restoration of the New York City skyline, premieres Thursday, September 11, at 6 p.m. ET/PT on HISTORY. Show More Summary
REBUILDING THE WORLD TRADE CENTER, Marcus Robinson’s inspiring documentary chronicling the reconstruction of the World Trade Center
The exorbitant costs of the new World Trade Center Transportation Hub have been well-reported: the station cost $4 BILLION DOLLARS. New Yorkers can already experience one element of the pricey hub, a walkway under West Street. And if calculations are correct, this 600-foot corridor is the most expensive hallway on the planet. Read more...
Pregnant women living near the World Trade Center during the 9/11 attacks experienced negative birth outcomes, according to a new paper. These mothers were more likely to give birth prematurely and deliver babies with low birth weights. Their babies -- especially baby boys -- were also more likely to be admitted to neonatal intensive care units after birth.
The World Trade Center is still a heavy construction zone, but at least now there's a logo. And it's loaded with symbolism. [ more › ]
Yesterday, a new logo appeared on fencing around World Trade Center construction site. To design it, developers hired one of the world's top agencies to try to create branding that's never going to be sufficient. The very expensive and almost impossible task of creating a symbol to represent a space that will always be haunted by horrific terror. Read more...
Pregnant women living near the World Trade Center during 9/11 experienced higher-than-normal negative birth outcomes, according to a new working paper by Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. read more
I was standing blocks from Building 7 of the World Trade Center complex and staring directly at it when it collapsed. Working for the Los Angeles Times, I had arrived at the World Trade Center as the South and North Tower were making their rapid and deadly descents in the morning. Show More Summary
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The World Trade Center revealed its new logo Wednesday, and its simple design is a perfect reflection of the building's history and rebirth. The logo doubles as a trident, representing the "three-fingered steel columns at the base of the twin towers, still standing after the 2001 attack" and as a capital "W," according to The New York Times. Show More Summary
Cramming in a mind-melting series of visual allusions, the $3 million WTC logo is also an ad. The World Trade Center has a new logo. Part of a $3.57 million branding endeavor, it's a riff on space and negative space, presence and absence. Show More Summary
The magnificent 9/11 Museum at the World Trade Center does an exceptional job of poignantly documenting the 1993 and 2001 terrorist attacks on the WTC.
It took three years to construct the new One World Trade Center, but this time-lapse video lets you watch the Western Hemisphere's tallest skyscraper rise over the New York skyline over just two minutes. Read more...
More than three years of construction compressed into less than two minutes. After more than a decade of planning and construction, the new One World Trade Center is finally almost complete. And for the last 3 years, photographer Benjamin Rosamond has been watching the 1,776-foot skyscraper rise from his living room in Brooklyn. Read Full Story
The Twin Towers' collapse caused negative birth outcomes for mothers living near the World Trade Center, researchers say
World Trade Center visitors will get free Wi-Fi service when the site’s transportation hub opens next year, officials said Monday.
Last month, the Port Authority threatened housewares store Fishs Eddy in an attempt to stop it from selling items with the old World Trade Center and other Port Authority structures painted on them. Now Fishs Eddy has decided to up the ante, by continuing to sell the items—AND offer Port Authority employees a discount! [ more › ]