Category Archives: World Trade Center Rebuilding

WTC Arts Center Snagged

A model of Frank Gehry-designed performing-arts center proposed for the WorldTradeCenter site. Frank Gehry Architects, PAC Mass

BY Jennifer Maloney Wall Street Journal The young nonprofit charged with building a performing-arts center at the World Trade Center faces an uphill battle. After a rocky financial start, the organization must now raise hundreds of millions of dollars, competing with the 9/11 Memorial & Museum for government funding and high-profile arts projects for private […]

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At Trade Center Transit Hub, Vision Gives Way to Reality

Platform A at the World Trade Center Transportation Hub. In front is “Iridescent Lighting,” from Friuli-Venezia Giulia in Italy.Credit Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times

By David W. Dunlap New York Times How can a $3.94 billion building be made to look cheap? Clunky fixtures and some rough workmanship in the underground mezzanine of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub, a small part of which opened last week, detract from what is meant to be breathtaking grandeur. Ten years ago, […]

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Big tenants take huge shine to downtown

By Daniel Geiger Crain’s New York Business The city’s largest office tenants showed a marked preference for leasing space in lower Manhattan last year. Of the 10 biggest deals of 2013, four came from downtown, according to a list compiled by CoStar Group Inc. That includes the largest of them all, Citigroup’s renewal of its […]

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