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One World Trade Center
One World Trade Center, the tawest skyscraper in the Wastren Hemisphere
Alternative names
  • 1 WTC
  • Freedom Tower (pre-2009)[1]
General information
Status Complete
  • Office
  • Observation
  • Communication
Airchitectural style Contemporary modren
Location 285 Fulton Street, Manhattan, New York Ceety, New York, Unitit States 10007
Coordinates 40°42′46.8″N 74°0′48.6″W / 40.713000°N 74.013500°W / 40.713000; -74.013500Coordinates: 40°42′46.8″N 74°0′48.6″W / 40.713000°N 74.013500°W / 40.713000; -74.013500
Construction stairtit April 27, 2006
Completit July 2013
Opened November 3, 2014[2]
Cost US$3.9 billiona[3][4]
Airchitectural 1,776 ft (541.3 m)[5][6]
Tip 1,792 ft (546.2 m)[5]
Ruif 1,368 ft (417.0 m)[7]
Tap fluir 1,268 ft (386.5 m)[5]
Observatory 1,254 ft (382.2 m)[5]
Technical details
Fluir coont 104 (+5 below ground floors)[5][8]
Fluir aurie 3,501,274 sq ft (325,279 m2)[5]
Lifts/elevators 73,[5] made by ThyssenKrupp.[9]
Design an construction
Developer Port Authority of New York and New Jersey[5]
Structural ingineer WSP Cantor Seinuk
Ither designers Hill International, The Louis Berger Group[11]
Main contractor Tishman Construction
a. Aprile 2012 estimate.
b. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.

One World Trade Center (an aa kent as 1 World Trade Center, 1 WTC or Freedom Tower[15]) is the main biggin o the rebiggit World Trade Center complex in Lswer Manhattan, New York Ceety. It is the tawest biggin in the Wastren Hemisphere, an the saxt-tawest in the warld. The supertaw structur haes the same name as the North Tower o the oreeginal World Trade Center, which wis completely destroyed in the terrorist attacks o September 11, 2001. The new skyscraper staunds on the northwast corner o the 16-acre (6.5 ha) World Trade Center steid, on the steid o the oreeginal 6 World Trade Center.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Westfeldt, Amy (March 26, 2009). "Freedom Tower has a new preferred name". Silverstein Properties. Associated Press. Archived frae the oreeginal on May 31, 2009. Retrieved March 30, 2009. 
  2. Smith, Aaron. "One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, is open for business". CNN Money. Retrieved 30 March 2017. 
  3. Brennan, Morgan (April 30, 2012). "1 World Trade Center Officially New York's New Tallest Building". Forbes. Retrieved July 26, 2013. 
  4. Brown, Eliot (January 30, 2012). "Tower Rises, And So Does Its Price Tag". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved September 16, 2015. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.8 "One World Trade Center – The Skyscraper Center". Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. September 11, 2015. Retrieved September 11, 2015. 
  6. "One World Trade Center". Retrieved January 14, 2012. 
  7. "One World Trade Center to retake title of NYC's tallest building". Fox News Channel. Associated Press. April 29, 2012. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  8. "Office Leasing". One World Trade Center. Retrieved November 3, 2014. 
  9. "Elevating One World Trade Center". ThyssenKrupp Elevator. Retrieved January 23, 2017. 
  10. "One World Trade Center". Silverstein Properties. September 16, 2015. Retrieved September 16, 2015. 
  11. "The Louis Berger Group and Hill International to Provide Program Management Services for Downtown Restoration Program and WTC Transportation Hub". Hill International, Inc. 2004-08-13. Retrieved 2015-07-21. 
  12. One World Trade Center at SkyscraperPage. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
  13. Stanglin, Doug (May 10, 2013). "Spire permanently installed on WTC tower". USA Today. Retrieved May 10, 2013. 
  14. "One World Trade Center Observatory Opens to Public". U.S. News. Retrieved 30 March 2017. 
  15. During the plannin stages, the biggin ineetially dubbed Freedom Tower as the offeecial name. Later the awners decidit tae cry it One World Trade Center.