Category Archives: World Trade Center Rebuilding

Port Authority to dedicate iconic sphere at new WTC home

The Fritz Koenig Sphere, badly damaged in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, will be dedicated at its new home in Liberty Park on November 29, 2017, reports Ron Zeitlinger of The Jersey Journal. The damaged Sphere was moved to Battery Park after the attacks. Originally, it stood in the center of the Austin J. Tobin Plaza […]

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Leak sends water cascading down stairwells, stops elevators at World Trade Center

An air conditioning condenser line sprung a leak at 1 World Trade Center, pouring water down an 88th floor stairwell, trapping three passengers in two of the building’s elevators, and causing jitters among building workers, reports Andrew Siff for Channel 4 News. The leak has been repaired.

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“Way of Light” in Santiago Calatrava’s Oculus, New York

The “Way of Light” in the World Trade Center’s Oculus marked the anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 by casting a swathe of sunlight across the floor of the building at exactly 10:28am, the time the second tower collapsed. The Oculus is angled to catch the sunlight in its skylight every year on the […]

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