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President Obama signs a steel beam for One World Trade Center on June 14, 2012. (credit: Al Jones, 1010 WINS)

Steel Beam Signed By Obama Raised At One World Trade Center

A crane on top of the building lifted the beam from the ground Thursday after dozens of people, including construction workers and police officers, added their own signatures.

08/02/2012

The beams making One World Trade Center the tallest building in the city are seen from Chopper 880 - New York, NY - Apr 30, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Following Fire At One WTC, Officials Reviewing How To Fight Potential Future Incidents

Luckily, this time it was a small fire — just some construction materials that went up in smoke. But it did take over an hour to get the blaze under control due to the challenge of getting water 89 stories up.

06/02/2012

FILE - One World Trade Center, the central skyscraper at Ground Zero, stands under construction on January 30, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

President Obama To Visit One World Trade Center This Month

The White House announced Friday the president will come to Manhattan on June 14 to get a preview of the “topping-out ceremony” and an update on the overall progress at One World Trade Center.

06/01/2012

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

The Empire State Building and One World Trade Center as seen from Chopper 880 - Apr 30, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

One World Trade Center Becomes NYC’s Tallest Skyscraper

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.

04/30/2012

One World Trade Center is seen from Chopper 880 - New York, NY - Apr 3, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Port Authority To Declare One World Trade Center NYC’s Tallest Skyscraper On Monday

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

04/29/2012

One World Trade Center is seen from Chopper 880 - New York, NY - Apr 3, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Port Authority: One World Trade Center To Pass Empire State Building Next Week

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.

04/24/2012

One World Trade Center rises over Manhattan as seen from the Brooklyn Bridge - Mar 29, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to WCBS 880)

One World Trade Center Reaches 100 Floors

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.

04/02/2012

One World Trade Center - New York, NY (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Port Authority Hopes Antenna Will Be Crown Jewel Of 1 WTC

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.

03/09/2012

One World Trade Center - New York, NY (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

One World Trade Center To Miss Top Off Date

Though the weather was unseasonably warm this January it was also unusually windy. Because of that, the Port Authority had to halt the erection of steel on One World Trade Center for a considerable number of days for safety reasons.

03/08/2012

One World Trade Center rises behind the World Financial Center as seen from Battery Park City - New York, NY - Jan 21, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

One World Trade Center Cost Keeps Rising As Design Flaw Uncovered

The cost of One World Trade Center is rising sharply everyday. Now, the Port Authority has discovered that the loading docks under the building won’t be ready in time for its tenants.

01/31/2012

World Trade Center Rendering (credit: dbox)

Port Authority To Seek Ideas For WTC Observation Deck

Later this month, the Port Authority will be sending out requests for design proposals for the observation deck atop the new One World Trade Center.

01/24/2012

New York City Commemorates 10th Anniversary Of 9/11 Terror Attacks

Noose Found Hanging At World Trade Center

The noose was found on the 64th floor of the building, which is still under construction.

12/30/2011

The 9/11 Memorial and 9/11 Museum site - New York, NY - Aug 25, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: No Way 9/11 Museum Can Open On Time

Work on a planned museum at the World Trade Center has ground to a halt because of a financial dispute, and there is now no possibility it will open on time next year, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.

12/30/2011

A member of the FDNY rings a bell at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2011 (credit: Allan Tannenbaum-Pool/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 Tri-State Top 11 Of 2011: No. 6 – 9/11 Plus 10

As we at WCBS Newsradio 880 count down the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011, we move on to number 6 and the anniversary of an event that changed our world.

12/28/2011

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