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Old July 22nd, 2009, 07:49 AM   #421
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Another month or so and we'll be able to see this one over the sidewalk signs. Fantastic!
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Old July 22nd, 2009, 08:00 PM   #422
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Yeah, well the building is so fat that they are having to add extensions on the side and front to what they already did. That's why it's taking a little longer than we thought to get above ground. We may not see another skyscraper like Tower 4 for a long time to come.
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Old July 25th, 2009, 01:41 AM   #423
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July 24

There was a pour at the site today.





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Old July 26th, 2009, 01:54 AM   #424
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you can see where they poured the new floor on the webcam

http://archives.earthcam.com/archive...gzrobotic1.jpg
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Old July 26th, 2009, 06:08 AM   #425
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That is part is actually the connection to the underground pathway, which connects Tower 4 with Tower 3 and the Calatrava Transportation Hub.
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Old July 27th, 2009, 12:22 AM   #426
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July 24th:
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Old July 27th, 2009, 10:24 PM   #427
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From Easy on Wired New York, first couple pictures taken on July 9th, later ones on July 24th. It's looking good.

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Old July 28th, 2009, 03:27 AM   #428
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Sorry to post on here again, but this is pretty big.

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In a modest lot in Orange, New Jersey, a section of 4 World Trade Center (4 WTC) has risen. It is a "curtain wall mock-up" of the future skyscraper's fašade, commissioned by developer Silverstein Properties and erected by metal fabricator firm MetFab this spring. The mock-up stands 50 feet tall and 20 feet wide, and has given architect Fumihiko Maki and his design team a chance to view how the ultra-clear glass and steel function in the light of day.

MetFab built the 4 WTC mock-up at its plant, where it manufactured the massive steel mullions -- the longest of which tops out at 47 feet and weighs 7,000 pounds (about the weight of a Hummer). It holds in place the massive glass panels that are made to be as transparent as possible, to "bring the outside in."

Meanwhile in Lower Manhattan, Tower 4 is now nearing the end of its foundation-construction phase, with its four sub-grade stories now filling out the southeast corner of the WTC site. It is expected to reach grade by early September, when superstructure erection will begin.

The completed tower will be home to a 47-foot-tall lobby that faces the National 9/11 Memorial, enclosed by 20 large glass panels. The full tower, to reach 64 stories total (975 feet), will be wrapped in 10,000 glass panels and be built with 26,000 tons of structural steel. It is projected to open in 2012.

This is a "curtain wall mockup" of the office lobby of Tower 4, which will face Greenwich Street and the WTC Memorial Park. The architect - Fumihiko Maki - designed the lobby with "ultra clear" glass, in order be as open and transparent as possible.










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Old July 28th, 2009, 05:27 AM   #429
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wow, the glass looks good.
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Old July 28th, 2009, 09:08 PM   #430
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I agree. I really like it a lot!

I am very impressed with the construction process on 4WTC. It is going up really fast than I expected. Hope they will work it out on 2/3WTC and start construction soon.
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Old July 28th, 2009, 10:42 PM   #431
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Nice. This will be a very transparent facade.
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Old July 28th, 2009, 11:19 PM   #432
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That cladding is for the lobby area only, who knows if the rest of the cladding will be that transparent. But I do expect the cladding to be one of the big strengths of this building, and this is already looking really good. Maki doesn’t really do skyscrapers, so Tower 4 should really stand out from all others.
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Old July 31st, 2009, 07:11 PM   #433
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They turned the RebuildGroundZero camera back on, July 31st, nice shot of 4WTC from the air.

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Old August 1st, 2009, 03:02 AM   #434
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They need to put the camera back to its old position. Terrible angle. But we do get a nice view of Beekman Place.
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Old August 1st, 2009, 09:48 PM   #435
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They turned the RebuildGroundZero camera back on,
Yeah, for one snapshot. Hasn't updated since then.
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Old August 1st, 2009, 11:16 PM   #436
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when are they going to build the remaining side wall?
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Old August 2nd, 2009, 09:55 PM   #437
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n when r they all due
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Old August 3rd, 2009, 03:51 AM   #438
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Old August 7th, 2009, 12:33 AM   #439
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From today 8-6-09, not much detail I'm afraid, my camera doesn't have much in the way of zoom. This needs to get about street level so we can see it better.

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