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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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Looking back 2002: the day they put the ‘Sphere’ back together again

The beloved sculpture the Sphere, that once stood in Austen Tobin Plaza between the towers of the World Trade Center, is near its former home again. Carl Glassman of the Tribeca Trib revisits an article from April 2002 about putting the Sphere back together after the attacks.

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St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, destroyed on 9/11, is being rebuilt

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox National Shrine, the new version of the only church destroyed in the terrorist attacks of 9/11, is rapidly growing across from the World Trade Center in Liberty Park, reports Peter Haskell of CBS New York. The original St. Nicholas Church was very small and was obliterated in the South Tower’s collapse. The church will soon be covered […]

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