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  • Investors can buy a piece of the Empire State Building

    Investors can buy a piece of the Empire State Building
    NEW YORK — King Kong climbed it. A bomber crashed into it. Now the country's most iconic building is going public. The Empire State Building is set to make its debut Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange. And for $13 — about half the cost...
  • Banksy watch: Artist criticizes World Trade Center tower as 'vanilla'

    Banksy watch: Artist criticizes World Trade Center tower as 'vanilla'
    Banksy has a new calling: architecture critic. The British street artist, who has taken up a residency in New York for the month of October, has criticized the One World Trade Center building as "vanilla" in an op-ed piece that the artist claims was...
  • What makes a skyscraper the tallest? A ruling is coming

    What makes a skyscraper the tallest? A ruling is coming
    NEW YORK — It was all so simple for King Kong, the giant ape who fled his captors by clambering to the top of the Empire State Building. Back then, there was no question the Manhattan icon was America's tallest skyscraper. But that was before...
  • Review: 'Miracle on South Division Street' is breezy, heartfelt

    Review: 'Miracle on South Division Street' is breezy, heartfelt
    A supposed visitation by the Virgin Mary to a blue collar Buffalo, N.Y., neighborhood begets unforeseen revelations for a family of Polish American Catholics in the Colony Theatre’s charming West Coast premiere of Tom Dudzick’s holiday comedy,...
  • N.Y. World Trade Center is nation's tallest skyscraper, panel rules

    N.Y. World Trade Center is nation's tallest skyscraper, panel rules
    NEW YORK -- A panel of building experts on Tuesday anointed New York’s new World Trade Center tower the nation’s tallest skyscraper, accepting its spire as part of a design that makes it 1,776 feet high and that knocks Chicago’s Willis...
  • One World Trade Center named tallest building in U.S.

    One World Trade Center named tallest building in U.S.
    One World Trade Center in New York has been named the tallest building in the U.S., displacing the Willis Tower in Chicago. The ruling was announced on Tuesday by the Height Committee of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, an international...
  • Renowned British composer John Tavener dies at age 69

    Renowned British composer John Tavener dies at age 69
    John Kenneth Tavener, the renowned British composer whose spiritual, religious-inspired music drew a diverse fan base that included the Beatles and Prince Charles, has died at age 69. Tavener died Tuesday at his home in Dorset, England, said his...
  • Review: 'A Perfect Likeness' makes a fine Dickens-Carroll connection

    Review: 'A Perfect Likeness' makes a fine Dickens-Carroll connection
    Charles Dickens meets Lewis Carroll, literally, in “A Perfect Likeness” at Fremont Centre Theatre in South Pasadena. This beautifully appointed two-hander about the authors of “Great Expectations” and “Alice’s...
  • One World Trade Center tower declared highest in U.S.

    NEW YORK — Building experts declared New York's new World Trade Center tower the highest skyscraper in the country Tuesday, knocking Chicago's Willis Tower from the spot it has held for nearly 40 years and answering the burning question in high-rise...
  • Skyscraper envy

     Skyscraper envy
    One World Trade Center in New York has been officially named the tallest building in the U.S., snagging the title from its rival, the Willis Tower in Chicago. So declared the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat this week. Technically, the roof...
  • Review: 4 World Trade Center as ground zero's reputation-builder

    NEW YORK — The mess at ground zero has been a collaborative production. The delays, backbiting, design compromises and massive cost overruns that have marked the rebuilding process at the World Trade Center site are the sorry collective work of...