Post Tagged with: "World Trade Center"

From left: Peter J., 4th-generation ironworker. Mohawk name: Kwan "ne' let; John, 3rd-generation ironworker. Mohawk name: Tionerahto':Kon (Under the Clovers). Tintypes by Melissa Cacciola, reproduction photography by D. Primiano (Via Tribeca Trib)

Mohawk Ironworkers at the WTC: aka ‘Skywalkers’

Manhattan, Native American, Real Estate January 7, 2019 at 11:59 am

Tribeca Trib reports on the 9/11 Museum’s photographic exhibit of Mohawk Nation steelworkers who helped build the WTC and the buildings that replaced the towers downtown.

Latino workers at the new buildings in the Wrold Trade Center area (Photo by Mariela Lombard for El Diario)

Latino Hands Rebuild Ground Zero

Business, Labor, Latino, New York, Real Estate September 11, 2015 at 5:57 pm

Latino workers have been essential to the rehabilitation of Lower Manhattan after the terrorist attacks 14 years ago, El Diario reports.

Dr. Robert Madey poses next to a photo of his father at the "Little Syria" exhibit. (Photo by Terese Loeb Kreuzer via Downtown Express)

Before WTC, There was ‘Little Syria’

Culture, History, Immigration, In the News May 15, 2013 at 9:38 pm

A downtown exhibit recalls the culture and history of the “Little Syria” neighborhood that made up a section of lower Manhattan at the turn of the 20th century before the construction of the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel and the WTC, reports Downtown Express.

(Photo by Kerry O'Shea/Irish Central)

Celebrating Irish Builders, From the Empire State to the W.T.C.

History, Labor May 17, 2012 at 9:15 am

In an editorial for Irish Central, the reporter Kerry O’Shea lauds the work of Irish and Irish Americans in rebuilding at the World Trade Center site — including her 22-year-old brother and her father.

Mohan Singh is one of many cab drivers who are concerned about the New York Police Department's proposed security plan for the World Trade Center site. (Photo by Aline Reynolds/Downtown Express)

Cab Drivers Join Locals to Protest W.T.C. Security Proposal

Business, Transportation March 27, 2012 at 12:15 pm

As residents of the Financial District express their disapproval of the New York City Police Department’s plan to set up checkpoints and close streets around the World Trade Center site, taxi drivers have chimed in to say that they’ll avoid downtown, leaving residents stranded, if the plan is implemented.

On Leong Chinese Merchants Association building at 38 Mott Street in Chinatown.

WTC tourists lured to Chinatown and Little Italy

Culture, Manhattan December 14, 2011 at 2:15 pm

Organizations in Chinatown and Little Italy have put up banners in hopes of attracting some of the 4-5 million tourists that visit the World Trade Center site every year.

Four men including Rana Sodhi, second from right, who inspired the NYChildren photography exhibit, conversed at Park51's grand opening Sept. 21, 2011.

Park51 community center opens its doors

Culture, In the News, Manhattan September 26, 2011 at 7:33 pm

With no protesters and little hint of the controversy that consumed lower Manhattan last summer, the Park51 Islamic community center officially opened its doors to the public.