Category Archives: World Trade Center Rebuilding

Condo tower to rise where Muslim community center was proposed

At 45 Park Place, a 43-story condominium building will soon begin construction. Its developer, Sharif El-Gamal, originally planned a 15-story Muslim cultural center and mosque on the site.The original plans caused an outcry in 2010 from those who felt its presence so near the World Trade Center site to be offensive, reports Ronda Kaysen in the New York Times. Plans for […]

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Trade Center tower is splashed with graffiti, by invitation

Paul Cederdahl, of Red Bank, N.J., slammed his car into a barrier outside One World Trade Center Friday afternoon, police said. Andrew Burton/Getty Images

The 69th floor at 4 World Trade Center is now spray painted with graffiti as part of a project by Robert Marcucci, a creative consultant working for Larry Silverstein, the developer of 4 WTC, writes James Barron of the New York Times. The floor is one of those that will be rented by Spotify. The company plans to keep […]

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Long-closed passageway from original WTC to reopen on Monday

A passageway and set of doors from the original concourse of the World Trade Center that has long been blocked from public view will reopen on December 19, 2016 reported Talia Tirella of PIX 11. The relics are located in a far corner of the PATH station and looks the way it did in the 1970s. Some […]

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