Demolition imminent for temporary World Trade Center PATH Station to build Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center

Demolition is about to begin on the temporary PATH station on Vesey Street, in order to build the new World Trade Center performing arts center, reported Evan Bindelglass in NY Yimby. The PATH Station closed on June 26, 2016, when the Calatrava Transportation Hub opened.

The site for the performing arts center is east of One World Trade Center, south of 7 World Trade Center, and west of the site of the future 2 World Trade Center. It will be called the Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center, and will contain three theatres, seating 100, 299, and 499 patrons. The three theatres will be convertible and can make one 1,200-seat theatre.

 REX architecture firm of Brooklyn will design the center.Groundbreaking is scheduled for the spring of 2018.

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For these firefighters, it’s all about breakfast therapy

Taryn Pire in this month’s Good Magazine profiles Friends of Firefighters and their On the Arm breakfasts and how the cameraderie helps FDNY firefighters cope with 9/11 memories.

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Film to focus on ‘healing landscape’ of Flight 93 site

David and Melissa Rohm of Wild Excellence Films are making a brief film about the history of the Flight 93 National Memorial.It will focus on the healing aspect of the landscape around the crash site and will probably include time-lapse shots showing the site going from day into night in all four seasons.

Mary Pickels of the Tribune-Review writes about the project here.

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