Blue Oculus

Lower Manhattan 12.29.16 At long last, I made a trip over to the World Trade Center to check out Santiago Calatrava’s Oculus, the centerpiece of its new transit hub. Many have called it a boondoggle and say that its $4 billion price tag is too steep for what is essentially a shopping mall. I however call it an instant NYC […]

Fishbone, or Not holding my breath

Very, very high above Lower Manhattan 6.3.15 At long last, the beautiful behemoth you see above, Santiago Calatrava‘s Oculus, the verrry grahnd entrance to the transportation hub at the World Trade Center, is finally¬†set to open the first week of March. Only seven years after¬†its original opening date. Yippee. That’s got to be a record, […]