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  • The five-light windows around the belfry also verge on the ostentatious but the "long and short" pattern of the tower's cornerstones is more characteristically Saxon.

    Early medieval architecture in Britain: examples from the era

  • And while he talks about this disk over the tower and the flaw in the tower's design that prevents the controllers from seeing anything above 1800 feet at a 35 degree angle over United's terminal, Lily looks into me.

    Savage, Minnesota

  • Preliminary reports indicated that an employee at a regional FAA radar facility about 40 miles away—which been in contact with the planes just before handing them off to the tower's radio frequency—tried but failed several times to raise the Reagan National airport controller by telephone.

    Air Controller's Silence Draws Safety Probe

  • Some sued Mr. Trump, alleging he misled them into thinking he was one of the condo tower's builders.

    Developer Buys the Site of Failed Trump Tower

  • Take the case of Wells Fargo Plaza, the second-tallest officer tower in Houston that serves as the headquarters to power producer Dynegy Inc. Even with uncertainty hanging over Dynegy from a takeover effort being mounted by Carl Icahn , the tower's owner, MetLife Inc., has put a 50% stake up for sale, according to people familiar with the matter.

    Houston's Piecemeal Deal

  • They're watered by an irrigation system that shrewdly re-uses gray water from the tower's air conditioning.

    J. Michael Welton: Landscaping the Burj Khalifa

  • The firm completed the tower's foundation, and then halted construction on the project in 2009.

    Developers Eye City Office Buildings

  • The developer, a venture led by SJP Properties Inc., has had plenty of nibbles but is holding out for the perfect splashy retail anchor that will pay a big rent and boost the one million square foot tower's image.

    Empty Stores As Landlords Wait It Out

  • But landlords don't want to be too hasty in signing retail leases because the wrong choice—say with a 99-cent store or sketchy bar—can seal an office tower's downscale fate.

    Empty Stores As Landlords Wait It Out

  • The second tower's collapse crippled the department's command structure by destroying the onsite command post and killing several senior leaders.

    New York Prepares for the Fire Next Time


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