December 20th - December 23rd, 2010
World Trade Center 1 Steel Reaches Halfway Point
December 21 - Steel at the building reached the 52nd story on Dec. 16 and now the tower stands more than 600 feet above the ground. According to The Associated Press, to mark the progress, a worker wearing a hard hat drove a bolt into a steel column on the 52nd floor.
Broadway-Nassau Subway Stop Renamed
December 22 – The Broadway-Nassau subway stop will now be known as Fulton Street, according to AMNY, to make sure that all the components of the new transit hub have the same name. City council members claimed at a meeting Thursday that the MTA changed the station name without public notice. An MTA spokesman said the agency changing the name to Fulton Street to help riders having the same name for all sections of the hub, which includes six lines.
LMCCC to Remain Open through 2013
December 22 – State Senator Daniel Squadron led a renewed push to get the term of the Lower Manhattan Construction Command Center extended past its December 31 expiration. Albany and City Hall have agreed to keep the agency open through 2013, according to The Battery Park City Broadsheet. "This is a huge victory for the community and the city," Senator Squadron said in a statement. "For years, we have relied on the LMCCC for its leadership in coordinating dozens of major construction projects, many of which continue today. We need this agency to continue its vital work."