Oculus has been opened since summer 2016. The Westfield shopping center at World Trade Center, literally has it all from big chains like Banana Republic and Apple to luxury boutiques like Dior and Aesop. Not to mention a Wework office space for budding entrepreneurs.
The interior is lined with bone white pillars that form a skeleton like shape. Even more striking, the ceiling spans over 95 feet high, tremendous enough to make any busy commuter spare an upward glance. At the very least, if you have the time, go check out what $4 billion dollars looks like for yourself.
According to the Santiago Calatrava Valls, architect, the building resembles a bird flying from a child’s hands. The building is a welcome contrast to the standard skyscrapers as well as a useful 24 hour transfer point.