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One World Trade Center

One World Trade Center

One World Trade Center (also known as One World Trade, One WTC, and formerly Freedom Tower)[ain building of the rebuilt World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan, New York City

One World Trade Center s the central building in the World Trade Center complex in lower Manhattan, New York, USA. It is built on the northwest corner of the 65,000-square-meter site where the previous World Trade Center complex, including the famous Twin Towers, was destroyed on September 11, 2001. The tallest building in the United States and the Western Hemisphere. The tallest building in New York City. Office skyscraper. Alternative name for the building is Freedom Tower.

General information about the skyscraper

Construction years: 2006-2013

Architect: David Childs, Daniel Libeskind, WSP Group

Style: high tech

Number of stories: 104 (plus 5 underground)

Height: 541.3 meters

Height at roof: 417 meters

Height of top floor: 386.5 meters

Height of observation deck: 382.2 m

Area of premises: 325,279 sq. m

Number of elevators: 73

Materials: reinforced concrete, steel glass


September 11, 2001
Terrorist Suicide Attacks Committed in the United States by Members of the Al Qaeda Terrorist Organization

Further Resources


1 World Trade Center Officially New York's New Tallest Building

Morgan Brennan


April 30, 2012

125 YEARS IN ENR HISTORY: World Trade Center Is Dynamic Duo of Height (8/16/99)


Cost for World-Trade Tower Rises to $3.8 Billion

Eliot Brown


January 30, 2012

New World Trade Center Building Recognized as Tallest in U.S.


November 12, 2013

Official One World Trade Center Time-Lapse 2004-2013



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