A Roman from the time of the Caesars would miss the happy carnage freely available at the Coliseum: The impaled creatures, the Christian martyrs tied to stakes, and the sword-whacking gladiatorial ancestors of Russell Crowe.
Daniel Libeskind, architect of the World Trade Center site, says the new construction at the site will be the "center of Manhattan." Libeskind talks with Bloomberg's Tom Keene and Sara Eisen on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Surveillance."
A rent-controlled sulky senior held out so long at the site of future 15 Central Park West that the exhausted developers finally gave him millions and a new apartment (which he immediately cluttered up with junk).
Seoul’s Yongsan area, for a century the site of Japanese and U.S. military bases, is set to be remade in a $26 billion project that will add office towers to a city where the vacancy rate is almost 10 percent.
Lower Manhattan’s 1 World Trade Center was deemed the tallest tower in the U.S. by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, which ruled that the skyscraper’s 408-foot spire is part of its architecture.