Empire State Building
The ‘Fierce Five’ had the honor of ringing the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange. The team also symbolically flipped the switch at the Empire State Building earlier in the day to illuminate the building red, white and blue.
The renderings show how the undulating skyscraper will look as part of the skyline
Broadcast live on 1010 WINS, the official radio station of Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular, the show promises more than 20 minutes and roughly 70,000 pounds of explosions.
Four the of the Gray Line’s red double decker tour buses have gone pink for breast cancer awareness, WCBS 880’s Jim Smith reported. $1 from each ticket goes to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
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.
The new energy efficient lights will have 16 million color options, as compared to the 10 used now.
It was a proud moment for construction workers Monday when just after 2 p.m. they installed two 26-foot steel columns making the unfinished tower just over 1,270 feet tall — surpassing the height of the Empire State Building by 21 feet.
One World Trade Center, the giant monolith being built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks, will lay claim to the title of New York City’s tallest skyscraper on Monday
The yellow cab is as much a New York tradition as the Yankees or visiting the Empire State Building. But these new fleet of taxis that will hit the streets in June in the outer boroughs will be the color green.
There is a sort of modern-day skyscraper race going on as One World Trade Center races to pass its 1,250-foot-tall landmark to the north.
The NYPD’s Intelligence Division’s cyber unit is investigating the poster that was posted in the “artwork and design” section of a forum and whether it constitutes a “credible threat.”
One World Trade Center has hit the 100 floor mark and is four feet from becoming the tallest building in the city and surpassing the Empire State Building.
New CDC figures place 1 in 88 kids on the autism spectrum. It aflicts 1 in every 54 boys.
The historic American organization, which began as an 18-girl group in Savannah, Georgia, will celebrate its 100th anniversary Monday. Across the United States, over 3.2 million current girl scouts will commemorate the milestone.
Port Authority executive director Patrick Foye is very excited about the 408-foot-tall broadcast tower planned for the 104th floor of the new One World Trade Center.