Philippe Petit

Philippe Petit’s High-Wire Walk Between the Towers

High-wire walker Philippe Petit crosses between the Twin Towers, August 7, 1974. AP Photo Alan Welner High-wire walker Philippe Petit crosses between the Twin Towers, August 7, 1974. AP Photo Alan Welner

Sunday marked the anniversary of the infamous high-wire walk between the Twin Towers.  Read more »

Rebuilding: The first director of WTC looks toward the future as he recalls the past

The first director of the World Trade Center and the man behind the twin towers' original construction recalled picking the architect for what were once the world's tallest buildings and his ongoing relationship with the Frenchman who walked a high wire strung between the two skyscrapers.The WTC's first director, Guy Tozzoli, chatted Monday with museum staff of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum  Read more »