Since it’s official that Condé Nast is moving into 1 World Trade Center (formerly known as the Freedom Tower, formerly the site of, well, you know) I thought I’d document some of the building’s construction. With my iPhone pressed up against my trusty Nikon spotting scope (more on that here) I’m able to get a fairly decent view from my apartment in Long Island City.
Word is they’re building a floor a week, so let’s see how accurate that is. From the photo above it looks like they prop up a section of the floor with some type of scaffolding, then build around it. Let’s see what happens.