Category Archives: World Trade Center Rebuilding

World Trade Center Watch

By Steve Cuozzo New York Post Work has resumed atop the seven-story podium base of 3 WTC. Passersby on Church Street have noticed concrete-form work on the roof to prepare for installation of a tower crane, which will do the heavy lifting for the 80-story skyscraper. It does not yet portend full construction, which awaits […]

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Origins of Mysterious World Trade Center Ship Revealed

The ship is excavated from the World Trade Center site. Photo courtesy of Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, via Columbia University

By Megan Gannon Yahoo News In July 2010, amid the gargantuan rebuilding effort at the site of the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan, construction workers halted the backhoes when they uncovered something unexpected just south of where the Twin Towers once stood. At 22 feet (6.7 meters) below today’s street level, in a pit […]

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Securing the 9/11 Memorial Museum, Plaza and Pavilion

By Amy Canfield Security Systems News NEW YORK—Cameras, access control, intrusion detectors, magnetometers, radio communication: There’s much involved in designing a new facility’s complete security system. When you’re designing that system for the 9/11 Memorial Museum, Plaza and Pavilion, which opened in May, it’s even more complicated. Securing a high-risk memorial such as that on […]

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