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First Staten Island couple engaged at World Trade Observatory

Carol Ann Benanti Staten Island Advance Charles Thompson believes in fate. He met Meagan Campbell —  the “girl of his dreams”  — at SUNY Binghamton (N.Y.) University, but the life-long Staten Islanders were practically neighbors growing up in the South Shore town of Huguenot. Borough natives Charlie and Meagan have a love story to tell, the type hopeless romantics like […]

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2 World Trade Center and the Promise of Green Skyscrapers

New renderings of the tower show impressive sky gardens—a trendy feature that’s difficult to pull off Emily Matchar Smithsonian The architecture world has been buzzing about the newly unveiled renderings for 2 World Trade Center, the skyscraper that will complete the redevelopment of the World Trade Center site. Danish architecture firm BIG, led by starchitect Bjarke Ingels, plans […]

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BIG unveils replacement for Foster’s Two World Trade Center design

De Zeen BIG has unveiled designs for Two World Trade Center, confirming that the skyscraper’s original architect, Foster + Partners, has been ousted. BIG’s glass-clad skyscraper is designed as a series of stacked boxes and will occupy a plot in the 16-acre World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan. The building’s key tenants, 21st Century Fox and News […]

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