Category Archives: World Trade Center Rebuilding

The Base of 1 World Trade Center Lights up, Too

Base of 1 World Trade Center lit

Tribeca Citizen It was news to me. Evidently the base lights were being tested yesterday (green for St. Patrick’s Day?). Thanks to Doug Smith for the photo! UPDATE: I just remembered that I took a photo of the base (unlit) the other day:

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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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