The Intercept reveals “Project X” about a massive skyscraper Titanpointe, capable of withstanding an atomic blast, right in the middle of New York. The building has no windows, contains 29 floors including three basement levels. Inside Titanpointe there are stockpiles of food to last 1,500 people for two weeks in the event of a nuclear war.
By Ryan Gallagher, Henrik Moltke, The Intercept | Photo: Titanpointe sky scraper, IFC Center, New York
“But the building’s primary purpose would not be to protect humans from toxic radiation amid nuclear war. Rather, the fortified skyscraper would safeguard powerful computers, cables, and switchboards. It would house one of the most important telecommunications hubs in the United States — the world’s largest center for processing long-distance phone calls, operated by the New York Telephone Company, a subsidiary of AT&T.”