Category Archives: World Trade Center Rebuilding

Calls Mount To Return Sphere Sculpture to World Trade Center Site

The sphere from the original World Trade Center (Credit: Getty Images)

CBS New York After years of controversy, there still has been no decision made on what to do with a popular sculpture that stood on the plaza at the old World Trade Center. As WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported, the Koenig Sphere was dented, battered and pierced, but remained intact after the attacks of September […]

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New Pedestrian Plaza Eyed for Site Near World Trade Center

The vacant 7,000-square-foot lot at Green­wich and Albany Streets. Photo: Carl Glassman,Tribeca Trib

By Amanda Woods Tribeca Trib A newly vacant, 7,000-square-foot lot near the World Trade Center site may be on its way to becoming a pedestrian plaza with seating and tables, greenery, film screenings and, eventually, the long-awaited return of a neighborhood Greenmarket. The block-long space at Albany Street between Washington and Greenwich—part of a larger, […]

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Fulton Transit Hub Opening Pushed Back to Fall, MTA Says

The Fulton Center, most recently slated to open Thursday, won't open for another 60 to 90 days. photo MTA

By Irene Plagianos DNA Info NEW YORK CITY — Days before downtown transit hub the Fulton Center was scheduled to open, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced that the opening date will be pushed back to the fall. The $1.4 billion transit hub, originally slated to open June 26, won’t be completed for another 60 to 90 […]

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