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The Last Pieces of the Destroyed Twin Towers Are Leaving New York City

The memorial is finished, the tower replacing it is occupied, and the museum is open—for better or for worse. Today, several of the largest remaining pieces of World Trade Center infrastructure from the 9/11 terrorist attacks were pulled out of storage to leave New York City.

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Alissa Walker

December 16th

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A Look at the Final WTC Skyscraper, and the Design That Was Rejected

We finally have our first look at the World Trade Center’s skyscraper, thanks to a Wired exclusive today. But wasn’t this building already unveiled years ago? And wasn’t it designed by someone else? Wasn’t it under construction?

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Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan

June 9th

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This Is What Sunrise Looks Like From the Tallest Building in America

Thousands of visitors took photos from One World Trade Center’s 104th floor Observatory in New York City this weekend when it opened to the public—but nothing can compare to these pictures of the observatory at dawn on the day it opened.

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Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan

June 1st

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Here’s The View From The New Tallest Building In The Western Hemisphere

The observatory atop the 1,776-foot World Trade Center finally opens next week. But the view from the tallest building in the US (for now ) is not the only stunning vista that will greet visitors.

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Alissa Walker

May 21st

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Someone Snuck Into NYC’s $4 Billion Train Station And Took These Pics

Picture $4 billion worth of cash stacked up in the shape of a train station. This is pretty much what the World Trade Center Transportation Hub looks like. Except more surreal. You'd also maybe need to throw in a whole bunch of screw ups and missed deadlines, because this alien cathedral of a train station is one expensive mess .

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Adam Clark Estes

March 2nd

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The New WTC Train Station Will Probably Cost More the Skyscraper

The New WTC Train Station Will Probably Cost More the Skyscraper

4 billion dollars. It's almost twice as much as it cost to develop the most expensive plane in history. It's more than the cost of the new World Trade Center, the tallest building in North America. It's also the projected cost of NYC's newest train station.

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Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan on Factually, shared by Eric Limer to Gizmodo

December 3rd

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The World’s Most Expensive Hallway Is Under New York City

The World's Most Expensive Hallway Is Under New York City

The exorbitant costs of the new World Trade Center Transportation Hub have been well-reported: the station cost $4 BILLION DOLLARS. New Yorkers can already experience one element of the pricey hub, a walkway under West Street. And if calculations are correct, this 600-foot corridor is the most expensive hallway on the planet.

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Alissa Walker

August 19th

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World Trade Center’s $3.57 Million Logo Has an Impossible Job

World Trade Center's $3.57 Million Logo Has an Impossible Job

Yesterday, a new logo appeared on fencing around World Trade Center construction site. To design it, developers hired one of the world's top agencies to try to create branding that's never going to be sufficient. The very expensive and almost impossible task of creating a symbol to represent a space that will always be haunted by horrific terror.

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Mario Aguilar

August 14th

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Video shows the World Trade Center Memorial being built over 10 years

Video shows the World Trade Center Memorial being built over 10 years

If you ever find yourself in New York, make sure you make some time to stop by the World Trade Center Memorial. It's a powerful and touching tribute to one of the worst tragedies in American history. This time lapse video, just released by EarthCam, shows the 10-year process it took to build out the memorial.

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Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo

May 17th

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How To Take a Panorama From the Tallest Building In the U.S.

How To Take a Panorama From the Tallest Building In the U.S.

How do you go about creating an iconic and awe-inspiring photograph from the tallest building in America? If you'reTIME, you climb right to the top and set up a 360-degree interactive panorama using not one but 567 images of NYC in all its glory.

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Michael Hession on Reframe, shared by Brian Barrett to Gizmodo

March 6th

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