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Window Washing Skills Beyond a Robot's Reach


Window washer

Frank Kind, shown in 1995, washing a window on the 46th floor of a building in Midtown Manhattan.

Credit: Andrea Mohin/The New York Times

As a pair of window washers clung to a scaffold dangling outside the 68th floor of 1 World Trade Center on Wednesday, the captivating drama left some below wondering: Why were they up there at all?

From The New York Times
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