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Book Review: CLOG: World Trade Center

CLOG: World Trade CenterCLOG, 2014Paperback, 168 pagesNo one needs to be reminded the the Twin Towers were destroyed in a terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, so the latest issue of CLOG is a welcoming thing, since it focuses on the pre-2001 existence of the towers and the other parts of the World Trade Center development in Lower Manhattan. Show More Summary

Condé Nast Has a Rat Problem

For Condé Nast, moving into their new home at One World Trade Center was supposed to be a time for celebration. Instead, it has been a time of extermination. The New York Daily News reports that the Condé offices have been overrun with...Show More Summary

Jessica Alba Says Being in Business is 'So Stressful'

Jessica Alba sits down for a discussion at The New York Times DealBook Conference held at One World Trade Center on Thursday (December 11) in New York City. Earlier in the day, the 33-year-old actress was spotted running some errands with her daughter Honor (not pictured). “I actually appreciate being an actress now more than [...]

Rats Are Winning Their War on Condé Nast Staffers

Upon arriving in their new offices at One World Trade Center last month, Condé Nast employees were greeted by rats who left droppings everywhere, nibbled on couture, and reportedly made Vogue editor Anna Wintour refuse to enter her office unless it had been deemed rodent-free by an underling. Now the... More »

Conde Nast offices at WTC still plagued with rats

The offices of Conde Nast at One World Trade Center continue to be plagued with rats.

Vogue.com and Style.com Share Floor at One WTC

Staffers for Vogue.com and Style.com are getting cozy. WWD reports that the teams will share the 29th floor at Condé Nast’s new headquarters, One World Trade Center. We know. This is a bit much. It’s a story only a media reporter could love. Show More Summary

LIVE: Lloyd Blankfein Speaks

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein is speaking at the Dealbook Conference at One World Trade Center with Andrew Ross Sorkin. He's talking about a number of topics and he's cracking jokes too. Sorkin pointed out that he's grown a beard. Show More Summary

How the CIA responded after Sept. 11

It is one of the most grim moments in American history. In 2001, terrorists commandeered jetliners and slammed them into the World Trade Center towers and the Pentagon, killing thousands of people. A frightened nation came to a standstill, then braced for a next attack, which was thought to...

Watch: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Takes 'The Walk' in International Trailer

Twelve people have walked on the moon, but only one man has ever, or will ever, walk in the immense void between the World Trade Center towers. This is the story of that man, Philippe Petit, who pulled off the daring and dangerous stunt back in the 1970s. Show More Summary

Bureaucracy and Bad Design Killed the World Trade Center's Green Dream

Once upon a time, One World Trade was a trumpeted as the future greenest skyscraper in the world. It turned out to be anything but, and today, Mother Jones has obtained documents explaining what the hell happened. The short answer is money, bureaucracy, bad design. Oh, and Hurricane Sandy. Read more...

Looking at People Looking Up at the Freedom Tower

These are photographs of people looking at the building formerly known as the Freedom Tower?, now officially called One World Trade Center. Although commercial tenants started moving in last month, most employees won't begin work there until January. Show More Summary

The Freedom Tower Was Supposed To Be the Greenest Building in America. So What Went Wrong?

One World Trade Center, or the "Freedom Tower," as it was formerly known, soars above New York City, finally filling a void left by the 9/11 terror attacks. The brilliant blue-silver facade glints no matter where you are in the city—nothing...Show More Summary

According to a new report, One World Trade Center is not only sort of the tallest building in the We

According to a new report, One World Trade Center is not only sort of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, it's also the most expensive skyscraper in the entire world. I can't think of a better symbol for the city's resilience in the face of hardship than spending a shit ton of money. Read more...

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Chris Rock recently hosted Saturday Night Live. During the show's normal intro section, he did around 10 minutes of standup. One of the targets of his wicked humor was the new World Trade Center. He said he would never go in it. There were audible gasps, and a bit of controversy followed. Show More Summary

Archicritics: In a new review of One...

In a new review of One World Trade Centerone of a many that have dropped in the last few months—New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman writes that the tower "speaks volumes about political opportunism, outmoded thinking and upside-down urban...

One WTC is the World's Most Expensive Building — Design News

The recently-opened One World Trade Center is officially the world's most expensive building. Costing $2 billion more than Vegas' Palazzo casino and London's The Shard, 1WTC cost $3.9 billion. The world's tallest building, Dubai's Burj Khalifa, is number five at (only) $1.5 billion. READ MORE »

Cool Graphic Thing: Whoa, the Burj Khalifa is the Only No. 5 Most Expensive Building

To supplement his One World Trade Center architecture review for the Chicago Tribune, critic Blair Kamin tweeted out this chart published by the construction data miners at Emporis. According to the graphic, NYC's (lackluster?) One World Trade Center is...

My 20 Favorite Tweets From October and November

This Ferguson graphic I created has now cracked 600k likes. https://t.co/YLVUCEkZrn pic.twitter.com/tvC9JgTLLk — John Hawkins (@johnhawkinsrwn) November 28, 2014 One World Trade Center and the Statue of Liberty from the

Check Out the Mural at One World Trade Center — Design News

Artist José Parlá created the massive mural in the lobby of One World Trade Center. Meant to stand as a symbol of diversity, ONE: Union of the Senses took eight months in his studio and two weeks on site to complete. READ MORE »

So, There Might Be a Rat Infestation at Vogue

4 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Vogue's downtown migration to One World Trade Center was documented with military precision on Instagram. Models pitched in (though it must have been tough to get much done in a floor-length gown). Will.i.am helped schlep boxes, for some reason. Now the magazine is firmly established downtown, and amid the helicopter-assisted... More »

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