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  • From left: the World Trade Center slurry wall and a rendering of the whole complex

    From left: the World Trade Center slurry wall and a rendering of the whole complex

    Workers at the World Trade Center site heard running water behind an underground wall, prompting fears that the complex’s slurry wall, which keeps the Hudson River from flooding the area, has sprung a leak. [more]

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  • The new Oculus transit hub at the World Trade Center and Santiago Calatrava

    The new Oculus transit hub at the World Trade Center and Santiago Calatrava

    After a decade of construction, the Santiago Calatrava-designed new World Trade Center Oculus transit hub will soon be able to spread its massive wings. [more]

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  • From left: Santiago Calatrava and the World Trade Center PATH station

    From left: Santiago Calatrava and the World Trade Center PATH station

    Starchitect Santiago Calatrava isn’t being asked to compete for new projects in the U.S. after designing the PATH commuter rail station in Downtown Manhattan. [more]

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  • Murdoch

    From left: Rupert Murdoch, the World Trade Center site and Larry Silverstein

    Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation and 21st Century Fox are considering jointly developing a new 88-story skyscraper at the World Trade Center site, and moving their headquarters there. [more]

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  • Traffic proves WTC’s success: OPINION

    December 21, 2014 12:00PM
    One World Trade Center under construction in 2011 (Credit: Eric Bowers via Flickr)

    One World Trade Center under construction in 2011 (Credit: Eric Bowers via Flickr)

    Although the new World Trade Center complex is barely half-finished and large sections remain impassable, the project has thus far been a resounding success – that is, if foot traffic is your measure – according to the New York Post. [more]

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  • Rendering of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church

    Rendering of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church

    Ground was recently broken on what will probably prove to be one of the more unusual structures in the vicinity of the World Trade Center site. In the immediate aftermath of 9/11, relatively little attention was paid to the destruction of a small house of worship, Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, housed in a four story structure just off the WTC site. [more]

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  • 1-wtc

    1 World Trade Center construction workers (Credit: Port Authority)

    Thirty-four serious construction accidents at the World Trade Center site went unreported to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, according to an investigation by the New York Daily News. [more]

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  • Courtesy the New York Building Congress

    Projected NYC construction spending (Credit: New York Building Congress)

    Construction spending in New York City from 2014 through 2016 is projected to rocket past the $100 billion mark, according to a new report from the New York Building Congress, an advocacy group for the construction industry. [more]

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  • 110-112 Greenwich Street

    110-112 Greenwich Street

    Developer Hersel Torkian bought a 14-story building at 110-112 Greenwich Street for almost $53 million.

    The 66,500-square-foot building, located just south of the 9/11 memorial and the World Trade Center, has 60 market-rate apartments, according to the Wall Street Journal. Eastern Consolidated and Cresa brokered the sale.

    The property also comes with roughly 6,600 square feet of retail space and 30,000 square feet of commercial air rights, according to the newspaper. [more]

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  • From left: Santiago Calatrava and the new St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church

    From left: Santiago Calatrava and the new St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church

    Construction will start on the new St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church near Ground Zero and the World Trade Center this weekend. And a new animated video shows the first look at the church’s interior. [more]

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  • Peter

    CBRE’s Peter Turchin and Lower Manhattan

    Downtown appears to be shaking its third-wheel status as Manhattan’s weakest submarket for office leasing.

    According to a CBRE report, asking rents there have risen 8 percent since the beginning of 2014, surpassing gains in Midtown and the increasingly tech-friendly Midtown South. Rents continue to rise despite large chunks of space from the World Trade Center site and Brookfield Place entering the market. [more]

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  • From left: David Emil, WTC Tower 5 location and Scott Rechler

    From left: David Emil, WTC Tower 5 location and Scott Rechler

    The development of the 5 World Trade Center site could remain stalled for years due to a dispute between the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the organization charged with rebuilding Downtown Manhattan following the Sept. 11 attacks. [more]

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  • gehry

    From left: John Zuccotti, Frank Gehry’s proposed design of World Trade Center arts center and Gehry

    The board of the Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center has scrapped plans for noted architect Frank Gehry to handle the structure’s design. [more]

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  • From left: WTC transit hub construction, Michael Bloomberg, Scott Rechler and Santiago Calatrava

    From left: WTC transit hub construction, Michael Bloomberg, Scott Rechler and Santiago Calatrava

    The cost of the Santiago Calatrava-designed transit hub at the World Trade Center has skyrocketed not just because of its complex construction, but due to conflicts among the various stakeholders involved in building the downtown PATH station. [more]

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  • From left: 1 WTC, Lamb's Club and John Barrett Salon

    From left: 1 WTC, Lamb’s Club and John Barrett Salon

    The migration of 2,300 Condé Nast employees to 1 WTC will leave a gaping hole in the incomes of some Midtown businesses. As a result, a number of companies that cater to the publisher and its employees are following it downtown. [more]

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  • The World Trade Center under construction

    The World Trade Center under construction

    From the July issue: The U.S. Bureau of Customs said it would take 763,500 square feet within the 16-acre World Trade Center development site 49 years ago this month, the largest lease announced to that point.

    The pledge was a boost for the controversial office development project in Lower Manhattan led by the Port of New York Authority, as it was then known. Some of Manhattan’s leading landlords, such as Lawrence Wien and Seymour Durst, opposed the project. [more]

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  • Twin Tower tridents at the 9/11 museum (Credit: Ryan Budhu via Flickr)

    Twin Tower tridents at the 9/11 museum (Credit: Ryan Budhu via Flickr)

    The National September 11 Memorial Museum is scheduled to open to the public next week. The museum is intended to offer visitors an in-depth look at the events of that day — and the aftermath of the terrorist attacks, as seen through personal artifacts. [more]

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  • A rendering of the street-level retail for 4 World Trade Center, left, and 3 World Trade Center

    A rendering of the street-level retail for 4 World Trade Center, left, and 3 World Trade Center

    From the May issue: As the city waits for the new World Trade Center development to open and begin pulsing with office workers, tourists and residents, big egos are clashing behind the scenes over what stores will occupy the massive retail complex. [more]

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  • Frederic Schwartz and the Sept. 11 Memorial in Jersey City

    Frederic Schwartz and the Sept. 11 Memorial in Jersey City

    Architect Frederic Schwartz, whose World Trade Center rebuilding plan finished second and who is credited with the creation of Sept. 11 memorials in New Jersey and Westchester County, died Monday at age 63. [more]

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  • From left: 40 Wall Street, former Twin Towers at 1 and 2 World Trade Center and the Empire State Building 350 Fifth Avenue

    40 Wall Street, former Twin Towers at 1 and 2 World Trade Center and the Empire State Building 350 Fifth Avenue

    Two years ago, Barclays introduced its Skyscraper Index, which suggests that construction booms, highlighted by record-breaking skyscrapers, coincide with the beginning of economic downturns. Click here to see 10 skyscrapers that coincided with the financial crises of their times.

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