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World Trade Center
General information
Status Under construction
Location New York City
Coordinates 40°42′42″N 74°00′45″W / 40.71167°N 74.0125°W / 40.71167; -74.0125Coordinates: 40°42′42″N 74°00′45″W / 40.71167°N 74.0125°W / 40.71167; -74.0125
Groundbreaking 2002
Construction started
  • 1 WTC: April 27, 2006
  • 2 WTC: June 1, 2010
  • 3 WTC: 2010
  • 4 WTC: January 2008
  • 7 WTC: May 7, 2002
Completed
  • 1 WTC: November 3, 2014
  • 3 WTC: June 11, 2018
  • 4 WTC: November 13, 2013
  • 7 WTC: May 23, 2006
Opening
  • 1 WTC: November 3, 2014
  • 2 WTC: 2022 (est.)
  • 3 WTC: June 11, 2018
  • 4 WTC: November 13, 2013
  • 7 WTC: May 23, 2006
  • Transportation Hub: March 3, 2016
Height
Antenna spire 1 WTC: 1,776 feet (541 m)
Roof
  • 1 WTC: 1,368 ft (417.0 m)
  • 3 WTC: 1,079 ft (329 m)
  • 4 WTC: 978 ft (298 m)
  • 7 WTC: 741 ft (226 m)
Top floor
  • 1 WTC: 1,268 ft (386.5 m)
  • 7 WTC: 679 ft (207 m)
Technical details
Floor count
  • 1 WTC: 104 floors
  • 3 WTC: 80 floors
  • 4 WTC: 78 floors
  • 7 WTC: 52 floors
Floor area
  • 1 WTC: 3,501,274 sq ft (325,279 m2)
  • 3 WTC: 2,232,984 sq ft (207,451 m2)
  • 4 WTC: 2,500,000 sq ft (232,258 m2)
  • 7 WTC: 1,681,118 sq ft (156,181 m2)
Elevators
  • 1 WTC: 71
  • 3 WTC: 53
  • 4 WTC: 55
  • 7 WTC: 29
Design and construction
Owner

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, The Durst Organization

The World Trade Center is an almost completed complex of skyscrapers in Lower Manhattan, New York City, U.S.. It is built on the site of the original complex that was destroyed during the September 11 attacks of 2001. There are six skyscrapers in the complex and four of them have been built. There is also a train station and memorial for 9/11. One World Trade Center is part of it, which is the tallest building in North America.

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