David Childs

One World Trade Center (Photo by Mary Altaffer-Pool/Getty Images)

One World Trade Center Tallest Building In The Country, Or Is It?

The new World Trade Center tower has punched above the New York skyline to reach its powerfully symbolic height of 1,776 feet and become the tallest building in the country. Or has it?

11/08/2013

Rendering of the top of One World Trade Center with shell over antenna (credit: dbox / Silverstein Properties)

Change Means One World Trade Center Might Not Be America’s Tallest Building

A 408-foot-tall decorative shell over the antenna mast has been removed from the tower’s design. That means the building might not be recognized as 1,776-feet-tall when completed.

05/10/2012

Daniel Libeskind (file / credit: SEBASTIAN WIDMANN/AFP/Getty Images)

Daniel Libeskind, Original Architect For New WTC, Speaks Out About The Development Of The Site

As the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, Daniel Libeskind, the original architect for the new World Trade Center, is seeing his vision come to life.

09/07/2011