World Trade Center
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
By Kate Hinds
Falling ice from the World Trade Center caused big problems for PATH riders for the second time in five days.
Thursday, April 04, 2013
By Ilya Marritz
The Port Authority confirms it's considering adding so-called "submarine walls" to the World Trade Center site, as a result of Sandy.
Friday, February 01, 2013
Focused, uncompromising, and yet essentially pragmatic, Whitney Young, executive director of the National Urban League, answers questions at this 1966 meeting of the Overseas Press Club.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
By Jim O'Grady
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s new executive director said he’s been thinking about the “peace dividend” he expects once 1 World Trade Center is completed in 2013 – when the authority will be able to turn its energies toward completing “tens of billions” in overdue transportation infrastructure overhauls.
Friday, September 09, 2011
On the morning of September 11, 2001, WNYC was broadcasting from studios then located in the Municipal Building in lower Manhattan.
Shortly after the first plane hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center that morning, WNYC’s FM transmitter, which was located atop the World Trade Center, was destroyed and WNYC FM went off the air. But WNYC continued to broadcast on its AM signal throughout the day.
The audio above is a recording of what WNYC broadcast throughout the day on September 11, 2001, beginning shortly after the first plane struck the World Trade Center. It includes the first eyewitness account of the attacks recorded and broadcast that day.
Friday, July 29, 2011
The world's largest mall operator is signing a deal with the Port Authority to manage retail at the World Trade Center site.
Tuesday, September 07, 2010
By Matthew Schuerman : Editor, WNYC
Gov. David Paterson, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and developer Larry Silverstein gave their annual update on the progress of rebuilding the World Trade Center Tuesday. This time, there was actually something to see from the windows overlooking the site.
Wednesday, September 01, 2010
A group known as the Majlis Ash-Shura of Metropolitan New York, aka the Islamic Leadership Council, braved the furious heat (remember, observant Muslims aren't even drinking water these days) and the questions of a sizable press contingent as they tried to reframe the story of the planned Islamic cultural center and mosque near Ground Zero.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
At this weekend's dueling rallies over the proposed Islamic cultural center and mosque near Ground Zero, this much was clear: The opposition to the project is larger and much better organized. In addition to having at least double the turnout of supporters, opponents had a stage and soundsystem and proper, printed signs that conveyed something to people watching on their TV sets, anywhere in the world.
Sunday, August 22, 2010
Separated by just a couple of blocks and a vigilant police force, supporters and opponents of the proposed Park51 development rallied simultaneously on Sunday in hopes of influencing the public debate over the Islamic cultural center and mosque. The rally against the project was the more sophisticated of the two events, boasting a stage and sound system from which Bruce Springsteen and various country hits blared. The other rally, supporting Park51, was organized by a coalition of anti-war and socialist groups, but drew unaffiliated individuals and some Muslims as well. Many of them said the opposition to the mosque was borne of Islamophobia.
Thursday, August 19, 2010
New York Gov. David Paterson says support is growing for his proposal of a land swap to move a proposed Islamic cultural center and mosque away from its site two blocks from the World Trade Center. Speaking this morning on WOR Radio, the governor encouraged developers to take up his idea.
Monday, August 16, 2010
By Matthew Schuerman : Editor, WNYC
For years, New Yorkers have been complaining about “the hole in the ground” at Ground Zero. But now, if you look hard and from the right locations, One World Trade Center is beginning to take its place in the New York City skyline.
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Gov. David Paterson is offering developers of an Islamic cultural center and mosque near Ground Zero state land, if they agree to move the mosque further away from the World Trade Center site.
Tuesday, August 03, 2010
Conde Nast Publications may move to the World Trade Center.
Thursday, July 15, 2010
Excavation at the World Trade Center site has unearthed a massive relic from New York's past -- a 32-foot hull of a 200-year-old ship.