Category Archives: World Trade Center Rebuilding

‘World Trade Center Ship’ to Travel to Permanent Berth in Albany

David W. Dunlap, New York Times After a short, hard life on the water — a brutal one, perhaps, transporting slaves or fighting off pirates — the shallow, broad-beamed, 45-foot sloop docked in Lower Manhattan one day in the late 1700s. And stayed there for two more centuries. Now, the remnants of what is called […]

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In New York City, Elevators Become an Option in Emergency Evacuations

David W. Dunlap NY Times “In case of fire, use elevators.” It sounds like apostasy, as if a lifetime’s indoctrination had suddenly been invalidated. But it is exactly the instruction that office workers in New York’s tallest skyscrapers may receive in coming years. The Fire, Buildings and City Planning Departments are writing rules to govern […]

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3 World Trade Center construction nearing an end date

Steve Cuozzo New York Post Since Larry Silverstein got all his financing for 3 World Trade Center last fall, the project has appeared to some to be rising slowly above its 7-story “podium” level. But the pace is rapidly picking up. The concrete core has reached the 14th floor and for the first time, steel […]

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