world trade center http://wwno.org en Lessons From Their Lives: Paul Fabry http://wwno.org/post/lessons-their-lives-paul-fabry <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In any American city you can discover people whose lives have accomplished extraordinary things. Some have highly recognizable names, while others do not.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this week’s <em>Notes from New Orleans</em>, Sharon </span>Litwin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> begins the first of an occasional series, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Lessons from Their Lives</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. This week: a 94-year old businessman named Paul </span>Fabry,<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> who helped establish a network of World Trade Centers across the globe.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Sharon Litwin 48449 at http://wwno.org WTC Hotel And Apartment Plan Gets City Panel's Top Rating http://wwno.org/post/wtc-hotel-and-apartment-plan-gets-city-panels-top-rating <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The shuttered World Trade Center in New Orleans may be reborn as a luxury hotel and apartment complex. The </span>1960s-era<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> building shaped like an X could be an anchor on the city’s refurbished riverfront.</span></p><p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 42180 at http://wwno.org What Will Happen To The World Trade Center? City Meeting Tuesday http://wwno.org/post/what-will-happen-world-trade-center-city-meeting-tuesday <p>A city committee meets at 3 p.m. today to evaluate proposals for one of the most valuable pieces of real estate in New Orleans. Three developers are vying for the <a href="http://www.wtcno.org/">World Trade Center</a> site. Two would renovate the blocky 1960s office tower, and a third would demolish it in favor of a giant funnel-shaped sculpture, or some other tourist attraction.</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 02:41:57 +0000 Eve Troeh 38638 at http://wwno.org Empty WTC Tower Sits on Prime Site http://wwno.org/post/empty-wtc-tower-sits-prime-site <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The city of New Orleans is seeking developers to revive the property where an empty office tower sits on the banks of the Mississippi River. And officials are being careful not to limit the ways in which the valuable real estate can be used.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The 33-story World Trade Center building could be torn down or renovated.</p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 17:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26974 at http://wwno.org City to Seek Proposals for WTC Building http://wwno.org/post/city-seek-proposals-wtc-building <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">In an attempt to put of the city's most valuable pieces of real estate back into commerce, New Orleans officials are preparing to solicit proposals for redeveloping the World Trade Center site at the foot of Canal Street.</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 20:07:52 +0000 The Associated Press 25468 at http://wwno.org