One World Trade Center
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The noose was found on the 64th floor of the building, which is still under construction.
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.
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.
You won’t see it for real until 2013, but a sneak peek at what the base of what will be New York City’s tallest building was granted on Tuesday.
The plot of land known for a decade as “the pile,” “the pit” and “Ground Zero” is opening to the public for the first time since that terrible morning in 2001
The poll finds that ten years after 9/11, there is a strong belief among Americans that New York City will be attacked by terrorists again and that there will be another significant loss of life.
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.