I believe this is a first. Via press release: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today directed the spire of One World Trade Center and the Kosciuszko Bridge to be lit this weekend in honor of LGBT pride. The iconic landmarks will be lit the colors...Show More Summary
The Spanish language network Telemundo 47 began broadcasting from the top of One World Trade Center this morning, the first time a television signal has been beamed from the site since... To view the full story, click the title link...
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Michelangelo is coming to the Oculus.
SL Green Realty Corp. has been assembling properties in Lower Manhattan to demolish in order to build a new tower near the World Trade Center, according to the New York Post. Last year the realty... To view the full story, click the title link.
The Gulf state hit back at its former allies as economic blockade continues.
The New York County Lawyers Association, known for its advocacy on social justice and equality issues, is seeking to sell its 87-year old headquarters, a block away from the World Trade Center. The... To view the full story, click the title link.
Is street art still street art if it dwells not on storefronts and avenues but 69 floors up in a Manhattan skyscraper? This is the question at the root of “ART4WTC: Gallery in the Sky,” an artistic collaboration between street art legends...Show More Summary
An architect claims that the firm behind 1 World Trade Center stole his design. Jeehoon Park sued Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in Manhattan federal court Wednesday for unspecified damages,... To view the full story, click the title li...
The new One World Trade Center was designed by an architecture student who was never credited because one of his advisors stole the idea and submitted it as his own... according to a new lawsuit. In the docs, Jeehoon Park says he whipped…
A Korean-born architect on Wednesday sued a major architecture firm over the design of Manhattan’s One World Trade Center, claiming that the building bears a “striking similarity” to a tower he designed in 1999 while in graduate school. Jeehoon Park accused Skidmore, Owings &...
I always look at my iPhone as I'm getting up, and I'd seen that there was a terrible fire in London...Grenfell Tower. The pictures call to mind the World Trade Center burning. Are people jumping?"Police said for anyone at the windows...Show More Summary
A FDNY lieutenant who responded to the World Trade Center after the Sept. 11 attacks became the latest victim of toxic Ground Zero dust.
A carbon monoxide leak in a building three blocks from the World Trade Center has sickened 32 people. It also raised alarm that shuttered several busy blocks in lower Manhattan at the start of a... To view the full story, click the title link.
A museum that tells the stories of the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks will reopen Tuesday in a new space, a little farther from the World Trade Center memorial but with triple the exhibition... To view the full story, click the title link.
After nearly 17 years, the airline industry has made it back to its level from just before the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center. You're wasting money if you use a modem from your cable company — here's a cheap replacement...Show More Summary
After nearly 17 years, the airline industry has made it back to its level from just before the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center. The NYSE Airline Index closed on September 10, 2001 at $116.97, re-opened September 17, 2011 at $69.85, and eventually bottomed just above $14 in March 2009. Show More Summary
Raúl Ortega Ayala's new exhibition at Proyectos Monclova includes a buffet based on a historical image of the restaurant atop the World Trade Center and a model of the Tower of Babel sculpted out of lard. The post An Artist Serves Up Food for Thought About Excessive Consumption appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Justin Casquejo, 19, was arrested Thursday night after police say he was caught on top of the Paramount Tower Luxury Apartments on East 39th Street just after 9 p.m.