[ As the World Trade Center continues its ascent, The Architect’s Newspaper will be checking in each week for signs of progress at one of the country’s most exciting construction sites. ]
The blizzard did little to deter holiday crowds from flocking to the World Trade Center this week. With few office workers in town, hundreds of tourists crushed onto the slushy sidewalks of Church Street. From behind St. Paul’s Chapel, a cacophony of languages could be heard. Construction moved forward with few signs of delay or disruption from this week’s snow and by Wednesday afternoon the site was humming as usual.