Vogue's downtown migration to One World Trade Center was documented with military precision on Instagram. Models pitched in (though it must have been tough to get much done in a floor-length gown). Will.i.am helped schlep boxes, for some reason. Now the magazine is firmly established downtown, and amid the helicopter-assisted... More »
Earlier this month, Condé Nast commenced its long-anticipated move to 1 World Trade Center, whose landlord is counting on the magazine publisher to anchor the building and attract other hip companies to the fortified Financial District. The ongoing rodent problem at Vogue, however, might give some prospective tenants pause. Even Anna Wintour is worried. Read more...
"The building seems... not without nationalistic embarrassment, dumb—a meathead tower." Even before it opened earlier this month, One World Trade Center, formerly the Freedom Tower, drew tepid reviews from the architecture commentariat. Show More Summary
A Manhattan real estate broker proposed to his girlfriend of five years on 1 World Trade Center’s 85th floor Tuesday — and she said yes.
The new identity for the World Trade Center is the latest in a series of recent World Trade Centre marks that look forward as well as back
Window washer Juan Lopez, after escaping a dangling scaffold at One World Trade Center, said he and a colleague never panicked despite their mid-air predicament.
The Port Authority has stopped all window washing operations at One World Trade Center after yesterday's scary incident where two window washers were left dangling from the 69th floor after a cable snapped. The Port Authority is investigating why the one of four cables broke, leading to a heart-stopping sight. [ more › ]
Cavalcade Of Risk #221,: Birds of a Feather - Claire Wilkinson of Terms + Conditions hosts this weeks' biweekly roundup, and it's a good one! First up: Peril, and Daring, at 1 World Trade Center as Window Washers Are Trapped - Dramatic photos and reports of yesterday's rescue via the New York Times. Today's report: Workers Rescued From Dangling Scaffolding...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City fire fighters were trying to rescue at least one window washer on Wednesday thought to be trapped on broken scaffolding that was dangling outside the 69th floor of One World Trade Center, local officials said. Show More Summary
On Wednesday the FDNY was not rushing to save thousands but two window washers stuck on a dangling scaffold outside the 68th floor. But the rescue was charged with emotion nonetheless.
Rescue crews are rushing toward One World Trade Center early Wednesday afternoon where scaffolding is dangling from the side of the soaring tower.
Two window washers have been rescued outside the newly opened One World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan. The workers were safely strapped, while inside a scaffold, according to officials. According to Fox News, a cable snapped at about 1 p.m. Show More Summary
We can land a probe on a comet in outer space. We can rescue window washers from the towering heights of the new World Trade Center building. But we can’t find NFL Network host Rich Eisen’s production truck. Humans, it seems, are fallible after all. Eisen tweeted the news of his missing truck, which he […]
Drama unfolded on live TV this afternoon when two men were trapped on scaffolding dangling above the 69th floor of One World Trade Center. TV footage focused on the dangling rig that was hanging at an extremely dangerous angle with two...Show More Summary
At about 12:45 p.m. Juan Lizama and Juan Lopez were left dangling on the South side of the World Trade Center after a cable on the scaffolding snapped on the 1,776-foot skyscraper. It took 90 minutes to rescue the men who suffered no injuries, only mild hypothermia. Let’s look at this in another view: Footage courtesy [...]
Firefighters had to break a window to rescue the pair after their scaffolding malfunctioned.
Unlike smaller buildings, skyscrapers generally don't have operable windows. Why not? Two window washers got stuck on broken scaffolding outside 1 World Trade Center today, and spent hours dangling precipitously at a 65-degree angle....Show More Summary
Be thankful you weren't in this today. (via Getty) I'm going to have a hard time explaining this story because I'm getting debilitating vertigo just reading about it, but here goes: two window washers spent a good portion of this afternoon...Show More Summary
Two window washers were dramatically rescued today after being caught dangling from WTC 1. The workers were secured in the scaffolding after a cable broke and it began to hang from the building. One World Trade Center is the tallestShow More Summary
How much do these guys even get paid??? Widow Washers Rescued From 1 World Trade Center Via CBSLocal-NY Two window washers, who became trapped on scaffolding near the 68th floor of One World Trade Center, have been rescued. The inci...