Tag Archives: World Trade Center

Storm, Lights and Glass Lead to Mass Bird Deaths at the World Trade Center Complex

Hundreds of migrating birds died during the night and early morning of September 14 and 15 after colliding with buildings at the World Trade Center complex (WTC) in New York City, according to the American Bird Conservancy (ABC). The organization, … Continue reading

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A Look Back: Remembering 9/11

Almost everyone remembers where they were that Tuesday. Whether at work, in traffic or at home, hearing the news of the first plane to strike the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, was surreal. We gathered around televisions and … Continue reading

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20 Years Later: The Evolution of Protective Glazing Post 9/11

Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series that will look back on the events of September 11, 2001, and the impact they have had on the glass and glazing industry. If you would like to share a … Continue reading

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Security Glazing Through the Lens of 9/11

Sunday marks the 15th anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the United States, when the extremist group al-Qaeda carried out a series of terrorist attacks by flying two highjacked commercial airplanes into the World Trade Center buildings and another into … Continue reading

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Follow the Glass up One World Trade Center

The glass portion of the design and construction of One World Trade Center in Manhattan saw its fair share of controversy, something USGlass magazine covered extensively during the project. But now that the shiny structure is standing tall and can … Continue reading

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