One World Trade Center

One World Trade Center
ArchitecturalSkyscraper
ArchitectDavid Childs
Total Floor104, with 73 Lifts
Architectural Height1,776 ft (541.3 m)
Top Floor Height1,268 ft (386.5 m)
Observatory1,268 ft (386.5 m)
Floor area3,501,274 sq ft (325,279 m sq)
Address285 Fulton Street, Manhattan, 
New York City, New York, U.S.
CountryUnited States
Construction started2006
Completed2013
OpenedNovember 03, 2014
CostUSD $3.9 billion
DeveloperPort Authority of New York
Social MediaInstagram
Websiteoneworldobservatory.com

Overview

One World Trade Center is the tallest skyscraper in the United States at 285 Fulton Street, Manhattan, New York City. It is a rebuilt World Trade Center complex. The tower is designed by David Childs. It’s construction started in 2006 and fully completed in 2013. The construction cost of One World Trade Center is USD $3.9 Billion and was opened on November 03, 2014. The tower developer is Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

Ranking

Tallest BuildingRank
World6th
United States1st
New York City1st
One World Trade Center lightning strike
Photo – Instagram – @garyhershorn

More Facts About One World Trade Center

One World TradeCenter is the tallest building in the United States and the seventh-tallest in the world.

It is a rebuilding of the WorldTrade Center, which was destroyed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

The building’s architect is David Childs, whose firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) also designed the Burj Khalifa and the Willis Tower.

The total height of One World Trade was a deliberate reference to the year when the United States Declaration of Independence i.e 1,776 feet (541 m).

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Observatory

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