Category Archives: World Trade Center Rebuilding

Moment Freedom Tower caught the sun and created dazzling natural light tribute to the old World Trade Center

Light from Tower 1; photo Jay Fine

Mailonline Reporter and Caters News Agency To see more photos of the light, please click here. In a stunning, and unexpected, tribute to New York’s old World Trade Center, the Freedom Tower caught the sun and shot a beam of light into the heavens this weekend. The beam of light is reminiscent of the annual Tribute in Light […]

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National Shrine to replace church destroyed on 9/11

Artist rendering of the St. Nicholas National Shrine

By Ben Feuerherd and Kate Briquelet New York Post A Greek Orthodox church crushed on 9/11 is finally being resurrected. Hundreds of people flocked to the future site of the St. Nicholas National Shrine for a “ground-blessing” ceremony Saturday to celebrate a house of worship that will one day overlook the 9/11 Museum and Memorial. A $38 […]

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Razed by Terror Attacks, a Church Will Rise Anew

Credit Todd Heisler/The New York Times

By Alex Vadukul New York Times Thirteen years ago, a small Greek Orthodox church with a ringing rooftop bell offered a reprieve from the city’s furious financial nerve center, until it was crushed when the World Trade Center’s south tower collapsed on Sept. 11. On Saturday, church officials blessed the ground where the new St. Nicholas church would […]

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