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Escanaba Daily Press (Newspaper) - May 25, 2015, Escanaba, MichiganNew York a from the top of one world Trade Center the nation s tallest building it really does seem As if you can see fore those two words Are the motto of the Center s new Observatory that opens May 29, offering spectacular wraparound views stretching 50 Miles past the Manhattan Skyline and statue of Liberty to the Atlantic Ocean. But even when the 1,776 foot building disappears into the Clouds As it did on a recent Day there Are still plenty of High tech videos and multimedia displays that reflect the Hope and optimism of a building and a City that Rose from the ruins of the nation s deadliest terror attack. This is a reminder of mov ing Forward said David Checketts the ceo of leg ends which operates the $86 million Observatory atop the 104-Story skyscraper. The world Trade Center got knocked Down and we built it Back visitors who enter the one world Observatory its official name encounter a delicate balance of future and past with Only Brief references to the twin towers that were slammed by terrorist hijacked planes on sept. 11, 2001, killing More than 2,700 people. Just above the Street level Entrance faces of men and women who toiled to erect the Mammoth gleaming Tower appear in a jagged Tun Nel that replicates the Trade Center s Bedrock their recorded voices filled with both pain and Pride. And during the lightning fast 48-second elevator ride up to the 102nd floor a three dimensional time lapse Panorama shows 515 years of history at the tip of Man Hattan with the twin towers appearing for less than four seconds before dissolving out of View. Stepping from the elevator visitors Are greeted with Dis play panels showing 3-d, Bird s Eye scenes of the Metropolis. The panels then lift to reveal new York City right now. There s another display called City pulse a ring of High definition video Moni tors marking popular City activities neighbourhoods and hot a wave of the hand in the direction of any of these subjects opens the latest details on everything from sports and theater to the Best pizza locations. For an additional $15, visitors May use pads that scan the Skyline popping up imagery and information narrated by novelist Jay Mcinerney. There s no need to creep to the Observatory s Edge for a dizzying View of the City about a Quarter mile below. Visitors can stand on a round video platform that shows an actual live Stream of the View straight Down. And perhaps the most hair raising moment of the whole visit is the elevator ride Down. Led screens surrounding passengers simulate the flight of a Bird or plane High above the site dipping and soaring around the skyscrapers All the Way Back to the ground. The Observatory is open to adults for $32, and less for seniors and children com parable to Empire state building fees. Tickets May be purchased online for a pre Cise time to avoid overcrowd ing. Checketts who expects about 3 million to 4 million visitors a year said the sym Bolic importance of the build ing makes a visit to the Observatory a special experience. I was just looking out at the statue of Liberty and frankly i got emotional about it he said of his first visit. It s this Point in new York in this City that we All love and it s rebuilt. It s Back grabbag2a the daily press Escanaba monday May 25, 2015 3 different locations Northwoods assisted living Escanaba 906 789-2404 2001 Minneapolis ave., suite c Gladstone 906 428-3085 Cedar Hill professional building bark River 906 466-2090 locally owned & operated Michigan lottery Odds and ends Mike Myers 52 Ian Mckellen 76 Octavia Spencer 45 a photo a View through the sky Portal shows a live video View of the streets below from one world Observatory wednesday in new York. Visitors can stand on a round video platform that shows an actual live Stream of the View straight Down. The Observatory atop the 104-Story one world Trade Center opens to the Public on May 29. 3-Day Outlook the Sun and Moon almanac tuesday 69/53 to Days Sunset 9 23 . Tuesdays Sunrise 6 06 . To Days Moonset 2 12 . Tuesdays Moonrise 2 26 . Mean temperature 54 record High 78 2012 record Low 30 2002 thursday 67/49 wednesday 70/50 tuesday Cloudy. High of 69f. Winds saw at 10 to 15 mph. 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