WTC 1- Freedom Tower Archive
NEW YORK – One World Trade Center reached a new height in progress Tuesday after workers installed the first piece of the spire that will make it the tallest building in the country. The 70-ton spire is just one of 18 pieces that will make up the 408-foot antennae that will sit atop 1 World
After lying dormant for years, the 6.5-hectare World Trade Center site is teeming with cranes, earth movers and 3,000 construction workers daily.
Major progress has been made in recent months to build the signature Santiago Calatrava-designed World Trade Center Transportation Hub, including the construction of sweeping arches that will form the Hub’s mezzanine level.
A new landmark is currently being built in New York: the One World Trade Center. The corners of the skyscraper's facade will be edged with stainless steel made in Germany.
The building formerly known as Freedom Tower — has reached “halfway to the top.” Meaning what? That the structural steel had reached the level of the 52nd floor in what will be a 104-story building.