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The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey appears to have settled its debts with the Canadian company that built the new World Trade Center’s new spire, as it’s reporting that the piece is now on its way to the city. A ship carrying the 408-foot tall antenna set sail from Valleyfield, Quebec November […]

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A Quebec steel company is holding the new World Trade Center’s antenna for ransom. ADF Group, the firm that constructed the 458-foot-tall piece, says it’s missing $8.2 million in invoices that were due over a year ago, and it wont deliver until they’re paid. “We’ve just about finished making the antenna but it will remain […]

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This is the new 1 World Trade photographed from Ground Zero, from the Empire State Building, from Five Pointz in Queens, from Ellis Island, from 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx and a dozen more locations, shot over the past few days. […]

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General consensus is that One World Trade Center is going to be good for the city. “Without it we just looked like fucking Jersey City for a long time,” said Bucky Turco, ANIMAL founder. We kinda think the spire makes our city’s soon-to-be-tallest building look a bit cetacean. What do you think a good nickname? […]

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Nothing has stood out to memorialize the World Trade Center since the Freedom Tower retook the top spot amongst Manhattan’s vertical pantheon. On June 20, however, a 150-member team of castell artists will gather on top of 230 FIFTH rooftop bar and penthouse lounge to perform a world record: an eight-storey human tower, the first […]

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There’s nothing particularly spectacular or out of the ordinary about this short clip of a passenger filming their cab ride from Turtle Bay to the World Trade Center that was recently uploaded to YouTube, but there is something rather endearing about seeing the Twin Towers while they’re still standing. […]

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According to the NYPD and “grief experts” cited by the Times, it could be. Although the memorial was designed to give hope and provide a safe place to reflect, some are worried that it also has the potential to stir up suicidal feelings and cause people to leap from its massive waterfalls. The site has […]

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According to a new audit, the Port Authority is “dysfunctional” and like the MTA, particularly irresponsible when it comes to managing money that isn’t theirs. […]

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Crain’s New York is reporting that 3 World Trade Center may only end up as a small building instead of a soaring skyscraper. Lead developer Larry Silverstein says he hasn’t been able to find tenants to commit and is considering a design that would cap the building at 7 stories, which is 73 less than […]

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The George W. Bush library will feature a mangled memento of his ultimate failure with the installation of a twisted beam from the World Trade Center. According to engineers, this particular piece of steel took a direct hit from one of the planes that crashed into the buildings. […]

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