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Apple's iPad is key to visitor experience at new One World Trade Center Observatory

The newly opened One World Trade Center Observatory in New York City relies heavily on the iPad for its visitor experience, with Apple's tablet serving as both a virtual tour guide and a payment terminal.

Third World Trade Center BASE Jumper Gets Off With Community Service & Fine

Marko Markovich, 28, one of three men who successfully BASE jumped 1,368 feet from the communication ring at One World Trade Center in the fall of 2013, has been sentenced to 300 hours of community service and a $2,000 fine?a sentence on par with that issued to his co-jumpers, James Brady, 32, and Andrew Rossig, 33, earlier this month. [ more › ]

The World Trade Center Might Be Leaking

The World Trade Center is leaking, and it's not one of those "Oh, we'll just patch it right up," leaks, either—officials are concerned that a faulty slurry wall is to blame, and if that's true it will be quite the project to fix. [ more › ]

Beautiful Bridge in Copenhagen Celebrates the City's Maritime Heritage

last weekHumor / odd : Neatorama

(Photo: Anders Sune Berg) Whenever I see photos of Copenhagen, I want to go there. For hundreds of years, the capital of Denmark has been one of the great trading centers of the world. Ships from many nations touch there, so it is appropriate that this footbridge reflects that heritage. Show More Summary

Two World Trade Center BASE Jumpers Avoid Jail Time

Two of the three BASE jumpers who leapt off One World Trade Center in September 2013 and posted the videos of their dive were sentenced Monday for their gravity-defying caper. Judge Juan Merchan ordered James Brady and Andrew Rossig, who were found guilty in June of misdemeanor reckless endangerment and of violating... More »

Long Beach high-rise sells at $45-million discount despite 'mesmerizing' view

3 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

One of the biggest office buildings in Long Beach, One World Trade Center, has sold at a steep discount to Orange County developers who plan to renovate the oceanfront high-rise and seek additional tenants for it.

Backing Christie is good business for bridge-and-tunnel lawyers

One World Trade Center was finally rising over downtown Manhattan, after years of battles about its design, security, and cost, when a new problem emerged: The site's political overseers wanted to... To view the full story, click the title link.

Curbed NY: Construction of 2 World Trade Center Will Be Very Complicated

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...

Thursday Links: A Haunted Basquiat?

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

[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

A Better World (Trade Center)

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 […]

A 9/11 Survivor Returns to Work at the World Trade Center

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 »

Robert Zemeckis’ The Walk To Be Released First in IMAX 3D!

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 in viral video of One World Trade BASE jump were just convicted of multiple crimes

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

BASE Jumpers Beat Felony Charge in World Trade Center Leap

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

1 WTC BASE Jumpers Avoid Felony Charges

The three men who BASE jumped off One World Trade Center in 2013 have successfully dodged felony charges. [ more › ]

Glass, Towers

Or, why the architect of the original World Trade Center would probably hate the new one.

Three men convicted in parachute jump from New York's 1 World Trade Center

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

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

Review: One World Observatory in New York

2 months agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

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

Burj Khalifa architects selected to design Burj 2020, the world’s tallest commercial tower

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

Jury hears closing arguments in trial of WTC BASE jumpers

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The jury is out in the case of three One World Trade Center BASE jumpers who parachuted from atop the tower.

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