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WNYC News

Renderings of St. Nicholas Church Released

Thursday, October 31, 2013

For the first time since its destruction in the collapse of the twin towers on Sept. 11, 2001, the public is seeing images of what the rebuilt Greek Orthodox Church, St. Nicholas, will look like — and to some, it will look like a mosque. The New York Times' David Dunlap wrote about the design in Thursday's paper.

"The architect, Santiago Calatrava, has drawn for his design very heavily on traditional Byzantine influences," he said to WNYC's Amy Eddings. "It is a cubic building with a shallow dome on top of it, a ribbed dome at that, and alternating bands of stone, alternating colors at the corners of the drum of the dome."

Dunlap compares it to the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul.

To hear Host Amy Eddings' full interview with Dunlap, click on the audio player.

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The Takeaway

Remembering Life Before the Attacks

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

We remember many things about that surreal, traumatic day. Many of us think back to the crisp, blue September sky. We recall where we were and what we were doing as the planes hit the towers, the Pentagon, and the field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

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WNYC News

Retail Operator Announced for World Trade Center Site

Friday, July 29, 2011

WNYC

The world's largest mall operator is signing a deal with the Port Authority to manage retail at the World Trade Center site.

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WNYC News

NY National Guard Looks to Document Soldiers' Stories for History's Sake

Friday, February 18, 2011

WNYC

A history project that seeks to chronicle the stories of New York Army National Guard soldiers and veterans who've served in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq is getting underway.

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