One World Trade Center

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

Committee Rules One World Trade Center Is Nation’s Tallest Building

The needle, measuring 408 feet tall, was more than enough to confirm Chicago is the Second City when it comes to tall buildings.

11/12/2013

One World Trade Center And Willis Tower

Ruling Coming On Whether One World Trade Center Will Be Deemed Nation’s Tallest Building

Residents of Chicago have already seen the Willis Tower stripped of its status of the world’s tallest building and its iconic name the Sears Tower, and some are in no hurry to concede the title of the nation’s tallest building to New York.

11/09/2013

The spire on top of One World Trade Center was test lit for the first time on Friday night. (Credit CBS 2)

Spire On Top Of One World Trade Center Test Lit For The First Time

The spire and beacon stand 408 feet tall. The spire can be seen from up to 50 miles away when it is lit on a clear night.

11/08/2013

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

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Top Five Green Buildings in New York City

It is not hard to find a green building in New York City. The city boasts more than 519 million square feet of green building space and ranks number one among US cities in energy-efficient LEED certification.

10/15/2013

People gather at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center site on Sept. 11, 2013(Photo by Alejandra Villa-Pool/Getty Images)

Tributes, Moments Of Silence Mark 9/11 Anniversary

A moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. Wednesday marked when the first plane hit the twin towers on a clear, sunny day in 2001. Then, families of the victims started reading aloud the names of those who died.

09/11/2013

World Trade Center site, as seen from Chopper 2 HD, Sept. 10, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

An Inside Look At Progress Of WTC Site As 12th Anniversary Approaches

The finishing touches are now being put on the $4 billion symbol of American rebirth, One World Trade Center.

09/10/2013

One World Trade Center stands among other buildings on June 18, 2013. (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

1 World Trade Center Holds Online Photo Competition, With Winners Getting Trip To The Top

Eager to see the view from the top of the tallest building in the western hemisphere?

07/31/2013

Workers atop One World Trade Center (credit: Port Authority)

Port Authority Tweets Photo From 1,700 Feet Atop One World Trade Center

While the top of the spire was installed at One World Trade Center a couple of weeks ago, there are still other pieces to install.

05/24/2013

One World Trade Center as seen from West Street - May 17, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

NYPD Set To Spend $40 Million On Intense Security At World Trade Center

Security over style – that’s the argument NYPD officials are making as they plan to install barricades and barriers in the area surrounding One World Trade Center.

05/17/2013

Workers install the final sections of the silver spire atop One World Trade Center, bringing the iconic New York City structure to its full, symbolic height of 1,776 feet. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Crews Permanently Install Spire On Top Of One World Trade Center

The spire’s installation was completed Friday morning after pieces of it had been transported to the roof of the building last week. Construction workers below applauded the milestone.

05/10/2013

Construction workers watch as the final sections of the spire is raised to the top of One World Trade Center May 2, 2013 to a temporary work platform atop the structure. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images))

Final Pieces Of Spire Lifted To The Top Of One World Trade Center

One World Trade Center is getting closer to becoming the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.

05/02/2013

A police officer stands in front of the building on Park Place in lower Manhattan where a piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the planes destroyed in the September 11 attacks has been discovered on April 26, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: Plane Wreckage Found Near WTC Site Is Wing Gear

Boeing Co. confirmed the rusted metal part from a Boeing 767 is a trailing edge flap support structure, NYPD spokesman Paul Browne said. It helps secure wing flaps that aid in regulating plane speed.

04/29/2013

One World Trade Center (file/credit: Jessica Marcus/CBSNewYork.com)

One World Trade Center To Become Tallest Building In Western Hemisphere

The stainless steel spire will give the building its iconic height of 1,776 feet, according to the builder.

04/28/2013

The view from the planned observation deck at One World Trade Center on April 2, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman WCBS 880)

Officials Preview Planned Observation Deck At One World Trade Center

The observation deck will occupy the tower’s 100th through 102nd floors. Elevators will whisk visitors to the top in just one minute but the experience of visiting the attraction will take an hour.

04/02/2013

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