Category Archives: World Trade Center

Brookfield Place Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Store opens

February 16, 2017- The NYT reports quite accurately that retailers are out of touch trying to sell $800 sneakers,

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Exclusive tour of the World Trade Center’s Tower 3

March 9, 2016

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A tour of World Trade Center Tower 4 and Tower 7

(5,000 people have viewed this as of December 30, 2015) September 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Dara McQuillan of Silverstein Properties took us

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Exclusive sneak peek inside the Oculus transportation hub and WTC retail city

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A tour of the newly opened Oculus PATH station

Update May 26, 2016- The connection from the Oculus PATH station to the Fulton Street

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Game of Kitchens: Todd English is the latest to back out of the Downtown W Hotel restaurant

Update February 23, 2017- Todd English has also backed out for the reasons we described below.

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Woman dies falling from Oculus escalator

February 11, 2017- The Post reports, “A woman died at the World Trade Center’s soaring Oculus transit

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Silverstein’s 4 WTC lands Spotify as client

February 16, 2017- The Post reports, “The world’s leading music-streaming company signed

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More good news for Lower Manhattan: Chef Daniel Humm to open restaurant in 2 WTC

January 25, 2017- More good news for Lower Manhattan: Chef Daniel Humm to open restaurant in 2 WTC.

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Residential tower on Greenwich no longer to be taller than Freedom Tower

(Left: renderings from 2014, Right: new plans) Update January 6, 2017- The tower will be 15-floors lower, but wider in footprint, according to new plans released by Rafael Vinoly.

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Review: Wolfgang Puck’s Cut at The Four Seasons Hotel Downtown

Update December 20, 2016- Pete Wells of the New York Times has a bizarre review of Cut. He loved the

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This is what the Lower Manhattan skyline will look like soon

June 616, 2016- All of those pencil-tower properties under construction now will be transforming the

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The Port Authority screws up Christmas

December 2, 2016- The Post reports that the Port Authority has failed to install Christmas

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Robert Douglass, creator of BPC and the WTC, dies

December 8, 2016- Robert Douglass, instrumental in the creation of Battery Park City and the World Trade Centers,

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Don’t bother upgrading to the iPhone 7 unless you have to

Update November 20, 2016- Well, my iPhone 6 was stolen, so I had to get a 7. Stay tuned. 

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Bloomberg’s 9/11 Memorial is a failure

Update November 20, 2016- The Post reports that the 9/11 Memorial lost $25 Million in its first year.

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The Greek orthodox Church on top of Liberty Park

November 18, 2016- Good progress.

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Exclusive tour of the Four Seasons at 30 Park Place

(4,200 people have viewed this as of May 21, 2016) Update May 21, 2016- With this building close to opening, it is a good time to re-post it.

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Images of Eataly WTC

August 20, 2016- The last round of photos we posted were taken by the building’s PR team.

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Images of the new Saks Fifth Avenue in Brookfield Place

October 24, 2016- They did a nice job.

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