Move over, One World Trade Center. Another game-changing new development is set to irreversibly alter the downtown skyline.
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...
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...
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
Editor's note: This post was originally published by our partners at PopSugar Tech. Across the street from the National September 11 Memorial & Museum now resides the tallest building in the United States, One World Trade Center. Thanks to its 408-foot long spire, the skyscraper reaches 1,776 feet, soaring beyond the Willis Tower in Chicago. Show More Summary
Forty years ago today, a French tightrope artist named Philippe Petit walked from one World Trade Center tower to the other on an illegal wire. It was a caper worthy of Mission: Impossible and the subject of an award-winning documentary, Man on Wire. But neither Petit’s book, To Reach The Clouds, nor Man on Wire […]
They have one of the toughest jobs in town. They are our first responders — rushing into disaster scenes like the terror attack on the World Trade Center. They talk emotionally disturbed people off bridge towers, quash dangerous domestic battles and risk their lives daily for a city that many can’t afford to live in.
As Condé Nast prepares to move down to One World Trade Center, businesses are flocking to relocate within optimal walking distance from the publishing house. What is optimal walking distance? you may wonder. Well, if Condé Nast employees cannot walk there in heels, they will not walk there at all.... More »
Lightning strikes One World Trade Center after a summer storm in New York City. | (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson) A man arranges strands of vermicelli to dry at a factory in the northern Indian city of Allahabad. | (REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash) Two spectators wait for play to resume as a shower blankets Wimbledon, in London. Show More Summary
Originally Published in the ECOreport Germany has long been one of the world’s leading centers of the wind industry, so I welcomed an opportunity to question Esther Frey, renewable energies expert at Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI), about this technology’s effectiveness and future development. Show More Summary
Jessica Minh Anh made history again. The model and entrepreneur, known for producing outré fashion shows at some of the world’s most unconventional venues, staged her latest presentation at One World Trade Center. Read the rest of the story at: Jessica Minh Anh holds fashion show at One World Trade Center
Last week, Jessica Minh Anh made history again. The model and entrepreneur, known for producing outré fashion shows at some of the world’s most unconventional venues, staged her latest presentation at One World Trade Center.... via JustLuxe.com
The ECO Report By Roy L Hales Germany has long been one of the world’s leading centers of the wind industry. Thus I welcomed an opportunity to question Esther Frey, renewable energies expert at Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI), about this technology’s effectiveness and future development. Show More Summary
J Model Management has made a name for itself by holding fashion shows in iconic spots—the London Bridge, the Petronas Towers, the Grand Canyon, and just last night, One World Trade Center.
Curbed NY has the latest on One Vanderbilt, a 1,450-foot tower that's primed to be the second tallest structure in NYC, after One World Trade Center. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox, the building will include trading floors, restaurants, and a...
Never one to shy away from contemporary nonfiction, W. and World Trade Center helmer Oliver Stone is now planning to adapt for the big screen Luke Harding's recent book, The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man. Show More Summary
Editor's Note: This is a developing story. We'll continue to update the list and infographic as more companies join (or leave) One World Trade Center building It's the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, yet half of it is completely...Show More Summary
When, thirteen years ago, I gazed upward as an inflamed One World Trade Center descended towards the streets of Lower Manhattan, I anticipated a few images. News flashes. Tears. Gravestones. Hopefully, a healed neighborhood and a renewed...Show More Summary
The China Center, the first private-sector tenant to sign on for office space at One World Trade Center, is negotiating to halve its commitment there, according to sources familiar with the... To view the full story, click the title link.