Press Release Article


Date: Apr 01, 2013
Press Release Number: 34-2013

World-class observation deck experience to be unveiled on 100th floor of One World Trade Center

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, The Durst Organization and Legends Hospitality, LLC will provide media with an exclusive first look at the One World Observatory experience on Tuesday, April 2, on the 100th floor of One World Trade Center.

Media who wish to attend must RSVP to As this is an active construction site, boots are required (no sneakers). The Port Authority will provide hard hats, vests and protective eyewear. We encourage all media to dress warmly.

WHO: The Port Authority, Durst Organization, and Legends

WHAT: Sneak peek at One World Observatory

WHEN: Tuesday, April 2, 2013 / Press check-in at 7:30 a.m.

WHERE: Meet at corner of West and Vesey Streets for escort to the 100th floor of One World Trade Center. We will not be able to accommodate those who arrive after press check-in.

CONTACT: 212-435-7777

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where construction crews are building the iconic One World Trade Center, which is now the tallest skyscraper in New York. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the state of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency relies on revenues generated by facility users, tolls, fees and rents as well as loans, bond financing, and federal grants to fund its operations. For more information, please visit

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