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World Trade Center
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General information
Status Under construction
Location 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
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
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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