“Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings, but they cannot touch the foundation of America. These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve.”
— President George W. Bush, 9/11/01
One World Trade Center stands at 1,776 feet making it the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.
Final spire arrives atop the World Trade Center. (via)
“Empire State Building tonight, post-Ravens win.” - @rafat
(Source: Los Angeles Times)
“To describe it as looking like pictures we’ve seen of the end of World War Two is not overstating it. The area was completely leveled. Chimneys and foundations were all that was left of many of these homes.”
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg surveyed Belle Harbor on Tuesday, a beach community destroyed by fire as a result of Hurricane Sandy.
This will be the largest storm related outage in our history.