World Trade Center (1973–2001)

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World Trade Center
World Trade Center, New York City - aerial view (March 2001).jpg
The oreeginal World Trade Center in Mairch 2001. The touer on the left, wi antenna spire, wis 1 WTC. The touer on the richt was 2 WTC. Aw seiven biggins o the WTC complex are pairtially veesible. The reid granite-clad biggin left o the Twin Towers wis the oreeginal 7 World Trade Center. In the backgrund is the East River.
Record hicht
Tawest in the warld from 1971 tae 1973[I]
Preceded bi Empire State Building
Surpassed bi Willis Tower
General information
Status Destroyed
Location Lawer Manhattan, New York City
Coordinates 40°42′42″N 74°00′45″W / 40.71167°N 74.01250°W / 40.71167; -74.01250Coordinates: 40°42′42″N 74°00′45″W / 40.71167°N 74.01250°W / 40.71167; -74.01250
Grundbreakin August 25, 1966
Construction stairtit
  • 1 WTC: August 1968
  • 2 WTC: Januar 1969
  • 3 WTC: December 1979
  • 4, 5, an 6 WTC: 1970
  • 7 WTC: 1983
Completit
  • 1 WTC: December 23, 1970
  • 2 WTC: Julie 19, 1971
  • 3 WTC: Julie 1981
  • 4, 5, an 6 WTC: 1975
  • 7 WTC: Mey 1987[1]
Openin Aprile 4, 1973
Destroyed September 11, 2001
Ainer

Port Authority o New York an New Jersey

The oreeginal World Trade Center (Scots: Warld Trade Centre) wis a lairge complex o seiven biggins in Lawer Manhattan, New York Ceety, Unitit States. It featurt laundmerk twin touers, which opened on Aprile 4, 1973, an war destroyed in the September 11, 2001 attacks, wi 7 World Trade Center collapsin later that day due tae the damage it suffered when the twin touers collapsed that mornin. The ither biggins in the complex war severely damaged bi the collapse o the twin touers, an thair ruins war eventually demolished.

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