Photo of the Day: For more than an hour on Wednesday afternoon, two window washers were stuck dangling at a 75-degree angle off the 68th and 69th floors of New York City's One World Trade Center. Both were safely rescued by the fire department. [The New York Times; NBC New York] The building, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, is the tallest skyscraper in the United States and opened last week.
Instagram of the Day:
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The Fulton Center reopened on Monday after suffering damages from the Sept. 11 attacks and more setbacks during the construction phase. [ARCHITECT]
Seven Stories for Thursday:
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall, designed by Maya Lin, was dedicated 32 years ago today. #TBT
Eduardo Souto de Moura is working on a project for Washington, D.C. [UrbanTurf]
Calmac, an ice-based energy storage system, developed an app to track thermal energy use in commercial buildings. [Business Wire]
Found objects from a San Francisco construction site hint at the city's past. [The Bold Italic]
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