Category Archives: New Jersey

One WTC: Lightning Always Strikes the Same Place Twice

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett  The New York/New Jersey region isn’t ‘lightning alley’ – that distinction belongs to Tampa, Fla. Being home to One World Trade Center, the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere, does mean the metropolitan area experiences its … Continue reading

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The Holland Tunnel Takes a Breather

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett In 1927, hours before the Holland Tunnel was due to open officially, Chief Engineer Ole Singstad wanted a final moment alone with his new tunnel.   Singstad’s major contribution to the tunnel was its ventilation system, … Continue reading

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Susan Baer: An Aviation Trailblazer Remembered

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett Susan Baer left an indelible mark on the Port Authority, becoming the agency’s first woman aviation director and a highly respected transportation industry pioneer, breaking down silos and cracking the glass ceiling of an industry … Continue reading

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