The Port Authority’s World Trade Center Transportation Hub will finally open next week, but don’t expect any parades or ribbon-cutting.
Following seven years of delays and a comic array of costs overruns, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey decided to nix a grand opening ceremony for the Santiago Calatrava-designed, 365,000-square-foot train station known as the Oculus. The project exceeded its budget by around $2 billion and was referred to as “a symbol of excess” by Patrick Foye, the authority’s executive director.
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