Moving time-lapse vid of One World Trade Center construction As New York’s beautiful One World Trade Center nears completion, a powerful time-lapse movie shows the skyscraper’s construction from start to near finish. One World Trade Center stands high above its peers in this webcam shot from September 2013. (Credit: Screenshot by Christopher MacManus/CNET) A new time-lapse video, made by EarthCam in commemoration of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, shows the nine-year construction of the 1,776-foot One World Trade Center in New York. EarthCam’s network of high-definition cameras captured the incredible footage over the course of October 2004 to September 2013. According to an EarthCam statement , the company hand-edited hundreds of thousands of images that together reveal the striking assembly of the 104-story skyscraper, formerly known as the Freedom Tower. Related stories Names on WTC memorial arranged by algorithm The special video shows the construction of the One World Trade Center building from the ground up, including the installation of the massive 408-foot, 758-ton silver spire that tops the tower and serves as a broadcast antenna. In the beginning of the time-lapse clip, the area to the left of the One World Trade Center briefly seen under construction is The National September 11 Memorial and Museum , which now contains rows of swamp white oak trees and acre-sized reflecting pools in the former spaces of the original World Trade Center North and South Towers.
A meeting with the vice-chancellor, Banaras Hindu University, Lalji Singh was also held at the central office on the occasion. The team of experts visited the proposed site for the construction of the building near Swatantrata Bhawan of the university. The centre is expected to be built with Rs 500 crores and will be one of its kind. Registrar, GS Yadav, finance officer, Abhay Kumar Thakur, superintending engineer, Prof PK Singh and several others were also present on the occasion. Non-logged-in comments will go through a verification process for security reasons.
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Fairfield firefighters and local volunteers are partnering with The Sandy Ground: Where Angels Play’ Project, the New Jersey State Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association’s effort to build 26 playgrounds in coastal communities damaged by Superstorm Sandy. All the sites will also honor the 26 victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy. Craig Lehmann, Jessica’s uncle, traveled from Tampa, Fla., to be on hand as his niece is honored. “There’ll be horses, actually a drawing Jessica made of a horse, orca whales — so her personality will be throughout this project,” he said. Jessica, the oldest of the three Rekos children, was big sister to Travis and Shane. Both brothers are at the playground site today. “(H)e’s going to dig the first hole and he’s going to boss us around, hopefully, and keep us working,” Bill Lavin, of the New Jersey Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association, said of Travis.