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Articles about "Port Authority"

  • portauthority Port Authority: Out With the Old, in With the New By Alexsis Moses | September 27, 2016

    The Port Authority has finally decided it's time for a make-over. But where will they decide to rebuild: New York or New Jersey?

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  • LaGuardia Revamp: Finalized and Official By Zain Ul-Arifeen | June 07, 2016

    The much-discussed LaGuardia revamp finally kicks off this summer. Nearly $5 billion will be spent in trying to make the airport state-of-the-art.

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  • Port Authority to Demolish WTC Hub By Nikko Espina | April 01, 2016

    Breaking news from the Port Authority.

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  • Oculus The Upcoming World Trade Center Transportation Hub is Already Iconic By Nikko Espina | January 27, 2016

    As the WTC Hub nears its opening, the spotlight beams on Santiago Calatrava, its star creator. But will his most ambitious project dim his legacy?

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  • Port Authority Bus Terminal Bringing New Life to Port Authority By Samantha Martinez | March 20, 2015

    Port Authority is not the most ‘magical place on earth’ - officials have come up with a plan to transform the terminal, giving commuters hope for 2040.

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  • Water Under The Bridge (If It Had the Funding) By Jonathan Tuason | May 20, 2014

    Since Hurricane Sandy swept through the East Coast, redevelopment has been unfortunately slow.  Late last month, the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance met for their annual conference, this time titled, “Rebuilding our Waterfront: From the Water In, From the Grassroots Up”, in the hopes of addressing progress thus far, and how to continue forward.

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  • Moynihan Station Construction Moves Forward By Stephanie Spencer | July 11, 2012

    Penn Station will be experiencing major renovations in the upcoming years as officials plan to expand its concourse into the historic Farley Post Office across the street. May marked a significant period for the Moynihan Station construction plan as Amtrak celebrated the unveiling of Phase 1 to officials from Albany, Washington D.C., and New Jersey. Elements to Phase 1 will include new stairs, elevators, and additional entrances to the Farley Post Office Building. The riveting expansion will move above the terminal’s basement, thus connecting Penn Station and the West End Concourse on 33rd Street and making way for 9 of the station’s 11 original platforms.

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  • Safety Concerns From WTC Construction Accident Still Unresolved By Daniel Muhlenberg | February 28, 2012

    When three 62-foot steel beams weighing nearly 20 tons fell over 40-stories at the World Trade Center construction site last week, it was a minor miracle that no one was injured. While it was something of a freak accident – the TG 1900 crane lifting the beams had a lifting capacity of 150 tons and it’s unclear why the cable snapped – the incident has raised some troublesome questions about the tangle of government agencies monitoring the site.

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  • One World Trade Center Cost of One WTC Rises to $3.8 Billion By Daniel Muhlenberg | February 02, 2012

    From the beginning, One World Trade Center was never about money. It was about rebuilding in the face of tragedy and establishing a symbol of hope and resurgence for the city and the country. Now, after a decade of political snares, construction delays, and financing issues, One World Trade Center is finally nearing completion; 90 of its 104-stories are built, and it is set to finish construction in 2013 and open to tenants in 2015. When it is finally completed, not only will Lower Manhattan and the Financial District finally be whole again, but for many the ordeal of September 11th will, at least in some way, come to a close.

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  • Lack of Tenants Forces Silverstein to Cap Construction of WTC 3 By Daniel Muhlenberg | January 23, 2012

    Yet another setback has emerged in the construction of the World Trade Center site. Unless famed New York City developer Larry Silverstein pulls a rabbit out of his hat, World Trade Center Tower 3 will look nothing like it was supposed to. Silverstein planned to build an 80-story high-rise, but a lack of any large tenants forced him to scrap those plans and cap construction at a mere 7-stories.

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