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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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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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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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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Did Hillary Clinton really faint from “dehydration” or does she have a chronic neurological condition?

Update September 21, 2016- Reporters are finally asking Hillary real questions. The Post reports that

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Marbles the brain store

October 24, 2016- A new study making national attention concludes that tablet and smartphone

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Review: The Holiday Inn on Washington Street

October 23, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Since I watched it go up two-years ago,

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Review: Schilling

Updated June 14 with photos, originally posted May 25, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The No-Man’s Land below Albany Street in FiDi might finally become a bit nicer now that the World Trade

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Review: The new Apple store in the WTC Oculus

August 20, 2016- The new Apple store in the WTC Oculus transportation hub is the first one in New

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Port Authority to sell 1 WTC Freedom Tower

Update September 6, 2016- It took almost two years, but the Port Authority is going to try to sell the

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New renderings of the proposed WTC performing arts center

September 8, 2016- The NYT reports on the new designs for the WTC performing arts center. the Frank Gehry

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