Larry Silverstein

  • Film

    November 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    World Trade Center, 11 Years Later: Here's What's Popping Up

    It's been eleven years since a group of murderous monsters destroyed a good chunk of lower Manhattan during the September 11, terrorist attacks, but a lot's been going on to remind their buddies that "we're still here, dickweeds!"While the enormous Freedom Tower is perhaps the most visible reminder ... More >>

  • Columns

    September 7, 2011

    Ground Zero Tolerance

    With no politician willing to take charge, the 9/11 recovery has dragged on far too long

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    9/11: More Signs that a Museum Will Be a Whitewash

    Voice cover photograph by Andre Souroujon, 2001​This morning, the city will stop to remember the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks for the eighth time. Once again, relatives of the slain will journey to Ground Zero and the names will be read and public officials will utter condolences in lofty ver ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    Ground Zero Plans Get Smaller, Sadder

    Last week Bloomberg demanded a sitdown with the World Trade Center developer Larry Silverstein and Governors Paterson and Corzine to see about speeding up this Ground Zero rebuilding thing. It now appears that the Port Authority has its own plan to speed things up by cutting one of the five towers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    Mayor Wants Ground Zero Summit

    Mayor Bloomberg is sick of this lollygagging at Ground Zero, and he wants a sitdown with developer Larry Silverstein -- and the governors of New York and New Jersey, who share responsbibility for the Port Authority ,which owns the site -- to git 'r done. Sheldon Silver also wants action: "I am fed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    Report: New WTC Not Ready Till '30, Occupied Till '37

    Every so often somebody tells us that it's going to a take a while for the new World Trade Center to be built. It's now reported that a Cushman & Wakefield analysis of developer Larry Silverstein's plan, prepared for the Port Authority, shows the three new towers will probably not be completed until ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Fossils still bite: Bernie Madoff and prehistoric snakes

    Good for the New York Times! Always trying to take a broad view (even when one doesn't exist, as Jack Shafer often points out), the paper weighs in on how the plight of Bernie Madoff's white-haired victims gives us valuable insights about the global meltdown with this morning's "Fossils of Larges ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2008

    Ground Zero Hour: The WTC Mess and New (Nonexistent!) Timeline

    There's a well-known journalistic theory that the press serves as a "watchdog" over the government. After all, what other non-governmental occupation is mentioned in the Bill of Rights? In the case of the development debacle at Ground Zero, both papers have plucked that low-hanging fruit gleefully, ... More >>

  • News

    February 14, 2006

    Conspiracy 101

    The basics of alternative 9-11 theories

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2006

    City Wins in Ground Zero Case

    Afederal judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit charging that the city's Office of Emergency Management helped cause the collapse of Seven World Trade Center on 9-11 by storing diesel fuel for its emergency generators in the 47-story building. The Port Authority and developer Larry Silverstein are ... More >>

  • News

    December 6, 2005
  • News

    July 26, 2005

    The Shel Game

    Silver and his Albany pals mint hundreds of millions in corporate handouts without anybody noticing

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2005

    Towering Euphemisms at Ground Zero

    It's anybody's guess whether and when the latest version of the Freedom Tower will be built, but the folks involved in it constructed an impressive edifice of spin at Wednesday's unveiling of the new plans. Comparing the rushed Tower redesign to the hasty reworking of the city's Olympic bid, Mayor ... More >>

  • News

    June 28, 2005

    The Fire Next Time

    Skyscraper safety: the push for NY's high-rises to learn not to burn

  • News

    October 12, 2004

    Let Libeskind be Libeskind

    Full of ghosts, ground zero's like that hotel in The Shining—and maybe that's OK

  • Books

    August 31, 2004

    Fading Footprints

    Post–9-11 Art reels in the past; an architect looks forward

  • Art

    August 24, 2004
  • News

    December 30, 2003

    Wind and a Prayer

    Freedom Tower Engineer Wants Turbines To Double as Prayer Wheels

  • News

    December 24, 2002

    Design for Living

    Could The World Trade Center Become The World Cultural Center?

  • News

    February 12, 2002

    Rebuilding at Ground Zero

    Will Any of the Possibilities Really Be Considered?

  • News

    January 15, 2002

    The Towers Tomorrow

    A City of Spires Searches for Its Next Skyline

  • News

    August 21, 2001

    The Green Team

    Does the Voice Whispering in Mark Green’s Ear Have His Own Agenda?

  • News

    March 6, 2001

    Trust Fund Trussed?

    World Trade Center Lease Deal Could Slash Housing Revenue