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1 World Trade Center named the tallest building in the U.S. amid controversy

1 World Trade Center named the tallest building in the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 13, 2013

It took a bit of convincing, but 1 World Trade Center will be the tallest building in the United States ...

Honoring the man behind the slurry wall that limited the destruction of 9/11

Honoring the man behind the slurry wall that limited...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 11, 2013

"The wall held." Three paragraphs in to the New York Times profile of Arturo Lamberto Ressi di Cervia and we already have goosebumps. On ...

NYC construction crew digs up artifacts from American Revolutionary era

NYC construction crew digs up artifacts from American...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 15, 2013

While digging to replace utilities under New York City's South Street Seaport, a construction crew uncovered several artifacts from the ...

SUV crashes into NYC’s cavernous 2nd Avenue Subway construction site

SUV crashes into NYC’s cavernous 2nd Avenue...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 29, 2013

Of all the construction sites that deserve a driver's undivided attention upon approach, New York City's Second Avenue Subway likely ...

Flash, bang: Explosion at NYC hotel caused by worker who opted for blowtorch over flashlight

Flash, bang: Explosion at NYC hotel caused by worker...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 22, 2013

In the scheme of safety fails, you could safely say this move wasn't too bright. Sources told CBS News that the ...

VIDEO: Watch Manhattan’s 165-year growth into a sprawling metropolis in one minute

VIDEO: Watch Manhattan’s 165-year growth into a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 15, 2013

Cube Cities, a city visualization engine for the real estate industry, has put together a really cool video illustrating the ...

Amazing Empire State Building construction photos from 1931 show workers hanging on for dear life

Amazing Empire State Building construction photos from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2013

OSHA might frustrate those in the construction industry from time to time, but after taking a look at these photos, ...

Carpenters’ strike would stop work at several NYC construction projects, including World Trade Center

Carpenters’ strike would stop work at several NYC...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2013

Some of New York City's biggest commercial construction projects would be halted should the Manufacturing Woodworkers Association not hammer out ...

Construction photos of NYC’s Second Avenue Subway are otherworldly

Construction photos of NYC’s Second Avenue Subway...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 17, 2013

"When you look at my pictures, you do get a sense that you're in the center of the Earth. Sometimes ...

VIDEO: Spire-mounted camera captures ascent to the top of the World Trade Center

VIDEO: Spire-mounted camera captures ascent to the top...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 15, 2013

Nearly two weeks ago, as construction workers looked on with pride, the spire was lifted to the top of the ...

VIDEO: Letterman’s Top Ten features “Construction Worker Pet Peeves”

VIDEO: Letterman’s Top Ten features...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 27, 2013

We won't waste much of your time explaining this one so you can get right to the video. On "The ...

NYC tunnel expansion the largest transportation project in U.S.

NYC tunnel expansion the largest transportation project...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 28, 2013

New York City is undergoing the biggest addition to its transportation system since Penn Station opened in 1910, Time reported. ...

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