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.
How New York’s skyline has changed in 515 years
515 years of history, that of Manhattan, New York’s most famous borough, in 47 seconds. As much as those necessary to reach the top of the One world trade center.
The elevator of the One world trade center, also known as Freedom tower, takes just 47 seconds to climb to the 102nd floor. It is the tower that replaced the Twin Towers (or World trade center) after the 2001 terrorist attacks. During those 47 seconds it is possible to trace the history of the skyline of Manhattan, since 1500 when it was a green area covered with trees, up to now with its expanse of skyscrapers that makes it unique in the world. For few seconds, so much as it takes to cover about thirty years of history, it is possible to see one of the towers that collapsed on 11 September 14 years ago.
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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.
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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.