The designed for the final World Trade Center tower were revealed last month, marking a major milestone for the 16-acre complex, but there is good reason why tower no. 2 is the final one. Yes, funding and future tenants...
[caption id="attachment_73733" align="aligncenter" width="490"] Close-up of Sarah Charlesworth, "Goat," 1985.[/caption] Every single problem with One World Trade Center, from its “over-decorated javelin” to its relatively visible bunker. Show More Summary
Here is some of what awaits you if you choose to dine at the top of One World Trade Center: One Mix serves “handcrafted small plates and cocktails celebrating New York.” I suppose this explains why the margarita is dedicated to Corona, Queens, with its predominantly Latino population (really). Corona also happens to be one […]
Greg Carafello describes the morning of September 11, 2001, in a matter-of-fact tone. He was on the 18th floor of the South Tower. His company, AbraCadabra, was headquartered there. He had gotten in early that day. Only one other employee was in the office that morning. He heard the first... More »
If you prefer to check out movies in IMAX, you will want to know that Robert Zemeckis’ The Walk – the story of how French tightrope walker Philippe Petit crossed from one building to the other at the World Trade Center – will be released in IMAX 3D on September 30th, nine days before its … Continue reading Robert Zemeckis’ The Walk To Be Released First in IMAX 3D! ?
Three men who parachuted from the top of One World Trade Center were just convicted of criminal charges. On Monday, a Manhattan jury found them James Brady, 33, Andrew Rossig, 34, and Marko Markovich, 28 guilty of reckless endangerment, reckless endangerment of property and unauthorized climbing, jumping and suspending oneself from a structure. Show More Summary
Three BASE jumpers who parachuted from One World Trade Center’s communication tower in September 2013 beat a felony burglary charge on Monday in Manhattan criminal court but were convicted of misdemeanors. A Manhattan jury convictedShow More Summary
The three men who BASE jumped off One World Trade Center in 2013 have successfully dodged felony charges. [ more › ]
Or, why the architect of the original World Trade Center would probably hate the new one.
Three men who jumped with parachutes from the top of One World Trade Center were convicted of criminal charges on Monday in their plunge from America's tallest building. A jury in state Supreme Court in Manhattan deliberated over the...Show More Summary
The metal still gleaming and the paint freshly dried a mere 13 days after its grand opening, I found myself at the observation deck known as the One World Observatory at One World Trade Center in New York, which is the tallest building...Show More Summary
Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG) have been named by the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) as the firm that will design the Burj 2020, which is set to surpass New York's One World Trade Center as the world's tallest commercial The be
The jury is out in the case of three One World Trade Center BASE jumpers who parachuted from atop the tower.
A professional BASE jumper testified on behalf of the three men who jumped from One World Trade Center, denying they put others at risk.
On a beautiful summer day last week, Sylvester Stallone strolled into One World Trade Center with a dream: to visit the offices of Vogue. It's not because he's a fan of leaping models, or that he was dying to meet Grace Coddington, but rather to accompany his 16-year-old daughter, Sistine... More »
High above New York on the 35th floor of One World Trade Center is the test kitchen for Bon Appétit magazine. It’s here editors test the recipes foodies everywhere rely on to impress dinner party guests, feed the family lunch, or even...Show More Summary
The new design for Two World Trade Center will be a lot of things, but it will not be a twin to One World Trade Center, which recently opened for business in lower Manhattan. That is according to Bjark Ingels, the star architect who designed Two World Trade. Show More Summary
Lost in all the excitement about Bjark Ingels' just-revealed design for 2 World Trade Center is one crucial point, concisely state by Change.org petition-creator Caragh Poh: the "building is just a staircase for monsters." We're just going to go...
Dr. Charles Pellerin is one of my dear mentors. For a decade he led NASA's teams that built Hubble Space Telescope. Charlie spoke to an FBI agent shortly after he returned from the World Trade Center 9/11 disaster. "What did you learn?" Charlie asked him. Show More Summary
The revelation of the new new Two World Trade Center, a stack of seven boxes that rise one thousand three hundred and forty feet into the sky, designed by the rather busy architect Bjarke Ingels, demands a fair amount of processing: It is replacing one of the better designs of the World Trade Center master […]