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7 World Trade Center
A new skyscraper in New York's World Trade Center
The new 7 World Trade Center from the southeast (2008)
General information
Status Complete
Type Office
Location 250 Greenwich Street
Manhattan, New York 10006, United States
Coordinates 40°42′48″N 74°00′43″W / 40.7133°N 74.0120°W / 40.7133; -74.0120Coordinates: 40°42′48″N 74°00′43″W / 40.7133°N 74.0120°W / 40.7133; -74.0120
Construction started May 7, 2002
Completed 2006
Opened May 23, 2006
Height
Architectural 743 ft (226 m)
Roof 741 ft (226 m)
Top floor 679 ft (207 m)
Technical details
Floor count 52
Floor area 1,681,118 sq ft (156,181 m2)
Lifts/elevators 29
Design and construction
Architect David Childs (SOM)
Developer Silverstein Properties
Structural engineer WSP Cantor Seinuk

7 World Trade Center is a building in Lower Manhattan, New York City. It is part of the new World Trade Center complex and was completed in 2006. The original 7 World Trade Center was in the same place, was completed in 1987 and destroyed on September 11, 2001 along with the other buildings in the World Trade Center.

7 World Trade Center, behind and to the left of the Twin Towers
The original 7 World Trade Center from the WTC observation deck, August 14, 1992


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