Get ready for Two World Trade Center, Version 3.0.
Larry Silverstein and architect Norman Foster are working on major changes to Foster’s original vision for the still-unbuilt skyscraper, the developer tells The Post.
Foster’s old design was scrapped in 2015 for an edgier one by Bjarke Ingels’ firm BIG when it appeared that two media companies (including the one that owns The Post) would become the anchor tenants in the planned skyscraper.
But now that BIG’s quirky tower of stacked boxes has no takers, the old Foster design is being “significantly modified to be more reflective of contemporary needs and taste,” Silverstein says. (No rendering is available yet as it’s still a work in progress.)
Although Silverstein built the successful Three and Four World Center towers, and started construction of One World Trade before he turned it over to the Port Authority, getting Tower Two out of the ground has been a challenge... [+]