Back in 2006 we visited New York for the first time together. As we had both been to New York in 1995 separately many years before meeting, we both noticed how the city had changed in the years since. It now had a warm and welcoming feeling, a more forgiving and understanding tone under the hustle of the daily grind. We fell in love with this city, even more than we thought we had. This was the new post 9/11 New York.
One of the most interesting aspects of our many visits is that we were actually in New York at the time the Freedom Tower (or One World Trade Centre) started construction. This was April 27, 2006. (more…)