Calatrava: Here’s Why Ground Zero Hub Costs $3.2 Billion

“‘The station itself is a fraction of this cost,’ said Calatrava. Indeed the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has swept a great amount of peripheral work into the station project — including 500,000 square feet of retail — which may prove far too much. … ‘I have designed stations in Zurich, Lisbon, and Lyons,’ Calatrava said. ‘And this is the most complex I have done.'”

Source: Bloomberg 08/20/09