NEW YORK – One World Trade Center reached a new height in progress Tuesday after workers installed the first piece of the spire that will make it the tallest building in the country. The 70-ton spire is just one of 18 pieces that will make up the 408-foot antennae that will sit atop 1 World
Fascinating layered history and facade reuse and reinterpretation at Union Square.
The twin towers of the World Trade Center were more than just buildings. They were proof of New York's belief in itself. Built at a time when New York's future seemed uncertain, the towers restored confidence and helped bring a halt to the decline of lower Manhattan. Brash, glitzy, and grand, they quickly became symbols
Brooklyn would look very different today without Robert Scarano. The architect of hundreds of buildings, Scarano was incredibly prolific during the aughts building boom, especially in Williamsburg. He became known as a developer’s best partner, a man who could squeeze every salable square foot onto a lot.