Lower Manhattan Archive
There is a current design for 80 South Street. This was the site that was ear-marked for the quite incredible Calatrava building that got quashed by the GFC. The current design, by Tony Morali and Associates, makes reference to the Calatrava design in a more conventional way (it is, although, an interesting design based on
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
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
After lying dormant for years, the 6.5-hectare World Trade Center site is teeming with cranes, earth movers and 3,000 construction workers daily.
Visitors to the 9/11 memorial museum will see a wall of photos of the nearly 3,000 victims. They will hear recorded personal accounts of where people were that fateful day. And they will stand near archaeological remnants of the toppled Twin Towers.