With the help of Bill Nye and Questlove, no less.
Apple is a one of the key retailers as the historic mall reopens 15 years after the September 11, 2001, attacks.
Today marks the grand opening of Apple’s new retail store at One World Trade Center, located in the Oculus at the brand-spanking-new Westfield Mall. The space has two floors, a 6K video screen that spans half the length of the space itself, and a living wall. Show More Summary
Robert Zemeckis directed one of last year’s the best films, the criminally under seen The Walk. This year, he moves from the heights of the World Trade Center to the tension of the Frech Resistance in WWII. Allied stars Brad Pitt asShow More Summary
A window that's "three panes thick" was cracked last night when part of a crane struck 3 World Trade Center. No one was injured. [ more › ]
Port Authority Police arrested two apparently drunk men, one armed with a.38-caliber pistol, in the early hours of Friday.
The tallest building in the Western Hemisphere has now become the tallest building at Legoland California Resort. The Carlsbad theme park unveiled its version of Manhattan’s One World Trade Center, also known as the Freedom Tower, on Independence Day. To mark the reopening of its miniature version...
Lower Manhattan's new one acre, $50 million Liberty Park is now open to the public, offering Highline-inspired raised views of the World Trade Center grounds, including the 9/11 memorial fountains. Made up of densely-planted plots, long angled benches, and a 336-foot-long "vertical garden," it's an elevated oasis from the area's crowds and construction. [ more › ]
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 »
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
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 New York University imam has emerged as a national spokesman for a community. On the morning of the September 11 World Trade Center attacks in 2001, Khalid Latif was an 18-year-old undergraduate at New York University. During one of...Show More Summary
An American in Thailand wants to recreate one of the jet crashes of 9/11 in order to settle the debate over whether the twin towers of the World Trade Center were brought down by the planes or by a controlled demolition. Who is this guy and can...
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has settled a dispute with Canada-based Collavino Construction Co., which helped to build One World Trade Center. The bistate agency has agreed to pay... To view the full story, click the title link.
Hundreds of athletes raced to the top of one of the city’s most iconic skyscrapers Sunday morning to raise money for a 9/11 charity.
On Episode 13 of Project Runway All Stars, the finalists had to create an eight piece collection in four days. Dom, Ken and Kini had to use the view at the top of the One World Trade Center and the city as a whole as their inspiration. Show More Summary
Submitted by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, It’s been about 15 years now since passenger airliners struck the World Trade Center towers on 9/11, and we are still suffering the consequences of that day, though perhaps not in the ways...Show More Summary
Work on the Freedom Tower begins after months of acrimony and delays.