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2010-12-23 00:00:54

Tishman Construction Provides Vital Assistance in Gaining Second LEED Gold Certification at FDA Campus in Silver Spring, Maryland and Saves Taxpayers $2 Million While Completing Project Three Months Early Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 22, 2010 The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded the U.S. General Services Administration its LEED® Gold certification for the Food & Drug Administration's Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) building, also known as Building 66,...

2010-12-16 16:13:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Steel at 1 World Trade Center (WTC) today reached the 52nd floor--more than 600 feet above street level--on what will be a 104-floor, 3.5-million-gross square foot commercial tower. At a height of 1,776 feet upon completion, the tower will be the tallest building in New York City and the United States. Tishman Construction Corporation (TCC) is serving as construction manager on 1 WTC for the owner, the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey,...

2008-10-15 12:00:24

The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR) announced today that it has supplied special bar quality steel for use in constructing the antenna tower for the Freedom Tower at the World Trade Center site in New York City. Timken(R) steel will be used to build the supporting legs of the 450-foot-antenna tower on top of the building. Timken was selected as a supplier for the project by DCM Erectors Inc. of Toronto, Canada, which is the project's steel erector and will build the tower's 12-sided antenna....

2006-07-19 15:28:20

By Daniel Trotta NEW YORK (Reuters) - The architect of the skyscraper that will replace New York's Twin Towers has advice for those who might not like the design: give it some time. "It will be something that will grow on people," David Childs said on Wednesday of the 1,776-foot (541-meter) Freedom Tower under construction at the site destroyed by the September 11 attacks. "This building will not become dated over time." Childs, speaking to reporters invited to tour the building...

2006-06-28 16:11:24

By Mark Egan and Joan Gralla NEW YORK (Reuters) - The redesigned Freedom Tower at Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan, planned to become America's tallest building, will be a monolithic glass structure reflecting the sky and topped by a sculpted antenna, the architects said on Wednesday. Symbolic of the Declaration of Independence, the reworked 1,776-foot (541-meter) centerpiece of the World Trade Center site unveiled by architect David Childs will have a 186-foot tall (57 meter) base...

2006-06-28 14:37:58

Corrects date tower will be finished in seventh paragraph to 2011, corrects height to 1,368 feet in 11th paragraph. By Mark Egan and Joan Gralla NEW YORK (Reuters) - The redesigned Freedom Tower at Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan, planned to become America's tallest building, will be a monolithic glass structure reflecting the sky and topped by a sculpted antenna, the architects said on Wednesday. Symbolic of the Declaration of Independence, the reworked 1,776-foot (541-meter)...

2006-06-28 10:33:31

By Mark Egan and Joan Gralla NEW YORK (Reuters) - The redesigned Freedom Tower at Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan, planned to become America's tallest building, will be a monolithic glass structure reflecting the sky and topped by a sculpted antenna, the architects said on Wednesday. Symbolic of the Declaration of Independence, the reworked 1,776-foot centerpiece of the World Trade Center site unveiled by architect David Childs will have a base sheathed with rolled, heat-treated...

2006-06-26 14:35:39

By Mark Egan NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the latest twist in an acrimonious battle over rebuilding the World Trade Center, developer Larry Silverstein on Monday sued insurers to demand they pay for the buildings destroyed in the September 11 attacks. With new architectural plans for the site to be unveiled this week, Silverstein and The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said in a lawsuit that the insurance companies have dragged their feet on paying the more than $3.5 billion...

2006-06-26 10:38:00

NEW YORK (Reuters) - World Trade Center developer Larry Silverstein and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Monday sued insurers to demand that they pay up on the buildings destroyed in the September 11 attacks. Some insurers have suggested they might not make future payments owed for redevelopment because the original plan has been changed. Silverstein and the Port Authority, which owns the 16-acre site, say the money is essential to rebuilding. The lawsuit, filed in...


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cacodemon
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