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.
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 »
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
The World Trade Center's newest $2.5 billion skyscraper topped out with a final massive bucket of concrete hoisted to the top.
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.
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
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
Climb to the top of 1 World Trade Center in virtual reality with NYT VR.
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?
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
Chief Lawrence Stack of Safety Battalion 1 died when the north tower of the World Trade Center collapsed.
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
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.
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...
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
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
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.
News The view is pretty solid National Geographic photographer Jimmy Chin climbed to the top of 1 World Trade Center and broughtsome cameras…
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.”
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.