Officials for the long-delayed World Trade Center Performing Arts Center have chosen a new architect, have a funding plan, and say the center is scheduled to open in 2019. Irene Plagianos writes in DNA Info on November 20, 2015.
REX, a Brooklyn design firm, will be the architect. The new plans call for an 80,000 square-foot theatre at a cost of approximately half the original estimate of $400 million.
Rocco Parascandola and Ben Kochman wrote in the November 20, 2015 edition of the New York Daily News about the death of ASPCA special investigator Diane DiGiacomo, 52, of cancer she sustained due to her exposure to toxins while rescuing pets from apartments near the World Trade Center after the terrorist attacks of 9/11.
A timeline by Reuters of the Paris terrorist attacks of November 13, 2015 and the investigation into them can be found here.