Category Archives: World Trade Center Rebuilding

Oculus, centerpiece of Transit Hub and selfie magnet, is set to open

“One half of the enormous Oculus, the birdlike centerpiece of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub, is scheduled to open next week, seven years later than it was supposed to when Mr. Calatrava’s design was unveiled in 2004. And at double the estimated cost. It will be a soft opening, unmarked by the kind of ceremony that used […]

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Broadcasters return to 1 World Trade Center after 14-year absence

Real Estate Weekly reported on February 17, 2016 that CBS, NBC Universal-owned WNBC and WNJU and PBS will relocate their broadcasting operations to the spire of One World Trade Center for the first time since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The networks will use One World Trade Center as their primary broadcasting facility for […]

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$4B World Trade Center Transportation Hub nearly set to open for 250,000 daily PATH commuters

The World Trade Center Transportation Hub is almost ready for its grand opening, which will happen in early March. Its heart is the “Oculus” an enormous, white marble hall, with steel ribs jutting from its center. The architect, Santiago Calatrava, likens the outer design to a bird being released from a child’s hands and calls it  […]

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