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...
NEW YORK (AP) — It’s been a year since the observatory at One World Trade Center opened to the public. The attraction, called One World Observatory, opened on May 29, 2015. Organizers say 1,776 members of the public got tickets through a lottery to attend an anniversary open house on Tuesday. The observatory is on […]
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.
Author and architecture writer Judith Dupré has been writing about the World Trade Center since the early 1990s. She researched the Twin Towers for her 2013 book Skyscrapers and covered the 9/11 memorial in her subsequent book Monuments. Show More Summary
Reactions are more than dribbling in as the basketball world gets one last look at Kobe doin’ work tonight. Twenty years after the Los Angeles Lakers traded starting center Vlade Divac to the Charlotte Hornets for their 17-year-old first-round...Show More Summary
When you see these climbers reach the top of Lotte World Tower, a 1,823-foot tower that’s the tallest building in South Korea and taller than One World Trade Center in New York, there’s an ever so brief moment of peace. Wow, things look great from up here! And then it’s back to the stressfulness of watching someone do something as insane as climbing a skyscraper. Read more...
More than a year after Condé Nast moved from Times Square to One World Trade Center, its new landlord, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, continues to shell out more than $3... To view the full story, click the title lin...