From Curbed:
Intellectually, we always understood that the far-more-attractive-than-it-needed-to-be temporary PATH Transit Hub at the World Trade Center site wouldn't be with us forever, but seeing photos of the rubble on the just-demolished site is, nonetheless, jarring. Writes our phototipster BrianVan, "I'd think they'd at least be a little less brazen than this. The nicest temporary transit station New York's ever had, gone forever. (But soon to be replaced by that Calatrava wings thing.)"
If you know a structure is going to be up for only two years, build something that can be taken apart and assembled elsewhere. Don't smash it and then melt it for scrap. This photo is sickening. Way to go, Port Authority.

WTC Temporary PATH Entrance Rubble

- tom moody 6-26-2007 5:04 am

way to shake commuters to the bone. again! i loved that fucking temporary path hub.
- bill 6-26-2007 5:15 am

With the enormous amount of construction going on at "Ground Zero," this, I'm sure, is just the most visible example of many things happening that are appalling.
- Aaron (guest) 6-28-2007 4:56 am

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