Friday’s post sums up the developments at the top of One World Trade Center, but below are pictures of the tower from yesterday, with the completed antenna in all its glory. The ‘mast’ is spindly, not hefty; it’s remarkably out of place more than anything else.
The cladding is almost finished, and from certain angles, One World Trade Center already looks complete. Of the building’s eight isosceles sides, four are now fully glassed. The remaining open slivers of the building’s superstructure will soon be filled in, leaving lower Manhattan with a thoroughly adequate new ‘landmark’.