Category Archives: World Trade Center Rebuilding

New Looks Inside Calatrava’s $4B World Trade Center Oculus

Jessica Dailey Curbed The entirety of the World Trade Center Oculus is less than a year away from completion, but over the last month, new pieces of architect Santiago Calatrava’s “bird in flight” have opened, giving the public a fresh look at the gleaming transportation hub. The Daily News has photos from a construction tour this week that shows the latest updates […]

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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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