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One More Casualty Of The 9/11 Farce - The Petrodollar

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

One World Trade Center construction begins five years after 9/11

3 days agoNews : NY Daily News

Work on the Freedom Tower begins after months of acrimony and delays.

A Look Back At The Process Of Building One World Trade Center

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

Kobe Bryant’s Last Game: Hollywood Reacts As Lakers Legend Hangs ‘Em Up

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

Seeing People Climb a 1,823-Foot Tall Skyscraper Is Just Madness

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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...

Port Authority pays for old Condé Nast office to sit empty

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...

Watch 12 Years of Construction on New York’s $4 Billion Transportation Hub in One Minute

It took $4 billion and 12 years to make the World Trade Center Transportation Hub a reality. That's no small amount of money, or small amount of time. So if you're wondering what it looks like to pour that much money into more than a decade of construction work, we've... More »

Whoops! One World Trade Center Honors Brussels Victims With Wrong Colors

On Tuesday evening, as monuments and buildings around the globe were illuminated in the colors of Belgium’s red, black, and yellow flag in solidarity with the victims of the Brussels attacks, One World Trade center, joining the tribute, chose the wrong colors.

One World Trade Center Insists It Didn't Mess Up Its Tribute To Brussels

last monthNews : Huffington Post

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said One World Trade Center would display the colors of the Belgian flag on its spire Tuesday night as a show of solidarity with the country after a spate of deadly attacks rocked its capital. But to many,...Show More Summary

Photos: 1 World Trade Center's Brussels Tribute Looked More Like A Paris Tribute

Yesterday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the spire of One World Trade Center would be lit in black, yellow and red to pay tribute to the victims of the terrorist attacks in Brussels. But the end result actually looked more like a tribute to France. [ more › ]

World Trade Center Didn’t Get the Memo on Brussels?

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

One World Trade Center was supposed to be lit in the black, red, and yellow colors of the Belgian flag like other monuments around the world in solidarity over yesterday’s terrorist attacks, according to a memo from Governor Andrew Cuomo: World… Read The post World Trade Center Didn’t Get the Memo on Brussels? appeared first on Towleroad.

Isn't It About Time We Had a Senator?

If you lived in New York in 1970, there was at least one happy memory. What great commercials, and still relevant. And sad: one is shot with the under-construction World Trade Center in the background. Anyway, we wish a very happy 93rd birthday to the former senator, judge, and Undersecretary of State, the great James L. Show More Summary

One World Trade Center Refuses To Host 9/11 Charity Event

The organizers of a 9/11 charity founded in honor of a fallen first responder planned to host their second annual stair climb fundraiser at One World Trade Center this May, but they've now been told that the event is a logistical inconvenience and can't go off as planned. [ more › ]

Divertimento

2 months agoHumor / odd : TYWKIWDBI

A gif of a diver freeing a whale shark from a girdling fishing net.An unfortunate (?but prescient) 1978 ad for New York's World Trade Center.Oklahoma continues to be rocked by earthquakes. A recent one was magnitude 5.1 and felt as far away as Kansas City. Show More Summary

Via 57 West offers a BIG slice of style on the Hudson

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

One can't help but admire the stylish designs for Bjarke Ingels' Two World Trade Center and The Spiral in New York, but a third from the firm is perhaps the most eye-catching of all. Perched at the side of the Hudson, Via 57 West isShow More Summary

From a Helicopter, a Photographer Finds Novel Angles on NYC

2 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

There's a reason why thousands of tourists wait in hours-long lines to One World Trade Center’s observation deck or to peer out from the Statue of Liberty’s crown: seeing New York City from the sky is an indescribable sight.

John Tishman, Builder Behind Pioneering American Skyscrapers, Dies at 90

A photo of the twin World Trade Center towers from 1980. These 110-story towers were two of John L. Tishman's biggest accomplishments as a builder and leader of Tishman Construction. Image by Carol Highsmith/Library of Congress. One of the most...

What’s Going Down At Condé Nast?

3 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“‘Those who want things always to stay the same are not living in the real world,’ Ms. Wintour said in a recent interview at her office overlooking the Hudson River at Condé Nast’s new headquarters, One World Trade Center. ‘It’s like perfection. Doesn’t exist.'”

SOM Unveils New Renderings of Manhattan West

SOM—the architecture firm behind One World Trade Center—recently unveiled new images of Manhattan West, a five-million-square-foot development comprised of three asymmetric glass towers now rising in Hudson Yards.

Artwork in Progress: A Conversation With Donald Martiny, Contributing Artist at One World Trade Center

I was in New York City in October, on the way to a client meeting at Condé Nast's headquarters at One World Trade, and had an incredible, unexpected experience. In the south entrance of the One World Trade Center, where a bright, natural...Show More Summary

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