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3 World Trade Center reaches its full height

The World Trade Center's newest, $2.5 billion skyscraper reached its full 80 stories Thursday—one of three high-rises now up at the site, with one more to go. Almost 15 years after the twin... To view the full story, click the title link.

World Trade Center’s Liberty Park Is Coming Very Soon

Lower Manhattan is about to get a brand-new park, as the World Trade Center's Liberty Park is reportedly set to open next week. The Port Authority told DNAinfo one $50 million, one-acre elevated greenspace will go live next week after the first tree was planted just about a year ago. (Daily Intelligencer reached out ... More »

New milestone in rebuilding of NY's World Trade Center

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

The newest skyscraper in New York's World Trade Center complex was topped off with a final bucket of concrete Thursday as several hundred people looked on, at a ceremony highlighting the area's rebirth nearly 15 years after the 9/11 attacks. Show More Summary

3 World Trade Center tops out with 2-ton bucket of concrete

yesterdayNews : NY Daily News

The World Trade Center's newest $2.5 billion skyscraper topped out with a final massive bucket of concrete hoisted to the top.

Now you can book your next event at the new World Trade Center shopping hall

Westfield has started marketing the retail space at the $1.4 billion World Trade Center transit and shopping hall, known as the Oculus, for events. An email was sent Wednesday promoting the... To view the full story, click the title link.

Top NSA Officials’ Reaction To 9/11: “9/11 Is a Gift To The NSA. We’re Going To Get All Of The Money We Need, And Then Some” … “

What was the NSA’s reaction to 9/11 … the greatest intelligence failure in history? After all, overwhelming evidence shows that 9/11 was foreseeable. Indeed, Al Qaeda crashing planes into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon was itself foreseeable. Show More Summary

Freedom Tower displays pride colors

last weekHumor / odd : Boing Boing

New York governor Andrew Cuomo released this photo last night of 1 World Trade Center displaying the pride colors. “From Stonewall to marriage equality to protecting transgender individuals to the first-in-the nation executive action to ban conversion therapy, New York has led the way in the fight for LGBT rights. Show More Summary

Man on Spire

Climb to the top of 1 World Trade Center in virtual reality with NYT VR.

Right and Wrong Reactions to the Tragic Massacre in Orlando

Shortly after the 9/11 terror attacks, my wife and I realized that her only brother, Douglas, used to work at the World Trade Center. Was it possible he was among the victims?

Photos: 1 World Trade Center's Spire In Rainbow Colors, To Mourn Orlando Shooting Victims

To pay tribute to the dozens of victims killed at a Orlando gay nightclub early Sunday morning, Governor Andrew ordered that the 408-foot spire of the 1 World Trade Center be lit up in the colors of the gay pride flag. A statement from...Show More Summary

EXCLUSIVE: FDNY chief killed in 9/11 will finally be laid to rest

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

Chief Lawrence Stack of Safety Battalion 1 died when the north tower of the World Trade Center collapsed.

Bill Gates Is Betting On This Investment As A Way To Fight Extreme Poverty

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

NEW YORK -- From the top of the World Trade Center and with dozens of chickens squawking in the background, Bill Gates announced his foundation’s new initiative to help provide 100,000 chickens to families living in extreme poverty. Gates...Show More Summary

Final 9/11 Dog Gets Hero’s Funeral

2 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

Bretagne was barely older than a pup when she spent 10 days at the World Trade Center and went on to work at a dozen other disasters including Hurricane Katrina.

The Last Known 9/11 Search and Rescue Dog Dies

A dog that played a role in helping rescue workers search for survivors after the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center has died. CNN reports that the 16-year-old golden retriever, Bretagne — pronounced “Brittany” — was euthanized Monday. Bretagne...

1WTC Book Talk

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

This photographer climbed the spire of One World Trade Center to shoot photographs and 360° video

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

Man on Spire

The New York Times Magazine enlisted photographer Jimmy Chin and safety expert Jamison Walsh to climb to the tippy top of the spire on Manhattan’s 1 World Trade Center, and shared this eye-popping 360º video of the journey. We only wish the video were longer.

Photographer Jimmy Chin Climbs 1 World Trade Center With a 360 VR Camera For the New York Times

3 weeks agoArts / Photography : Pop Photo

News The view is pretty solid National Geographic photographer Jimmy Chin climbed to the top of 1 World Trade Center and broughtsome cameras…

Photographer Climbs Spire of One World Trade Center To Create Breathtaking 360° View of NYC

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

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.”

Lower Manhattan reaches new heights with a batch of high rises in the works

A rush of development and sales is transforming the area immediately southeast of the World Trade Center. There’s a new elementary school, several distressed-asset sales and a handful of new... To view the full story, click the title link.

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