The One World Trade Center, also known as Freedom Tower, took the place of the Twin Towers. It is the United States’ tallest skyscraper, with its 541.3 metres in height.
Juno, the New York blizzard in time lapse
The New York Times’ time lapse of the blizzard Juno, which hit Manhattan Island on the 27th of January.
On 27th January, the blizzard called Juno, the first in 2015, rose up through the north east coast of the United States. Bill de Blasio, Mayor of New York city called for emergency measures to avoid inconvenience, damages or accidents. Fortunately, the storm hit New York marginally and it caused damages mainly in New England and Boston. Logan International airport is covered in 60cm of snow. This is the time lapse footage of the coming storm filmed by the New York Times.
Seoullo 7017 is a new pedestrian walkway built on what was an old and dangerous overpass in Seoul. A symbol of the city’s green transformation.
1,000 speakers met at the Forum on Indigenous Issues to discuss native people’s condition ten years after the adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Like every new trend in New York City, bike sharing has its advocates and critics. Yet Citi Bike is an important step towards transformation and sustainability.
The 2016 New York Pride Parade was prouder and more colourful than ever, honouring the 49 victims of the Orlando shooting. Hillary Clinton was there too.
5,000 people were offered dishes entirely prepared with food that would otherwise have been thrown out. The initiative aimed to raise awareness on food waste.
Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton has defeated her rival Bernie Sanders, while Donald Trump has crushed his Republican opponents.
New York and other East Coast cities were paralysed by blizzard Jonas. A perfect Sunday sun began melting the over 26 inches (66 cm) of snow that fell in 24 hours.
The New York and Milan partnership is the first tourism deal the Big Apple signs with an Italian city
The New York and Milan partnership is designed to boost cultural and commercial exchanges between two cities at the centre of the world’s tourism industry.