World Trade Center
Officials are planning a ribbon-cutting ceremony next Wednesday for 4 World Trade, an elegant 978-foot building, designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Fumihiko Maki.
The popular yet elusive artist says the 104-story skyscraper “so clearly proclaims the terrorists won” and that the building “lacks any self-confidence.”
The underground passageway will link the PATH station entrance on West Broadway and Vesey Street with Brookfield Place, which will eventually include retail and dining.
The mobile exhibit was build on an expandable 53-foot trailer that houses over a 1,000 feet of museum space.
The non-profit World Trade Center Association got the naming rights without the approval of the Port Authority’s board or executive director, according to the governor’s office.
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.
Some people believe a holiday would help educate children about the day.
Evelyn Vargas, who was working in lower Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001, had a front-row seat to one of the nation’s most horrific events.
The Tri-State area commemorated the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with tributes, memorials and prayer services.
There were 84 Port Authority employees killed on 9/11. Six people died during the 1993 bombing.
AT&T elected Wednesday to take down a Twitter post showing smartphone snapping a photo of the “Tribute in Light” memorial to the 9/11 attacks.
The ride started at 7 a.m., leaving from West 43rd Street and heading down to the World Trade Center site where participants held a memorial and prayer service.
Major League Baseball will hold tributes prior to each and every game on Wednesday, 12 years after the 9/11 attacks on the the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
Volunteer groups in New York have decided to mark the anniversary of 9/11 by assisting first responders with small acts of helpfulness.
The $2.8 billion Victim Compensation Fund will be divided among those who register and are eligible for benefits.