World Trade Center Reborn

Brandon Vieth

World Trade 1

  • Rebuilt from 2006-2011
  • 104 floors tall
  • Tallest Building in the United States- 1,776 feet
  • Costed approximately 3.6 billion dollars to build
  • Over 45,000 tons of structural steel
  • 2.6 million square feet
  • $3.6 billion

9/11 Memorial

  • 2 reflecting pools where the towers used to stand
  • Each pool has a 30 ft. man made water fall
  • Each pool holds up to 450,000 gallons
  • the pools are bordered by a formation that displays the names of the victims of the 9/11 attack
  • The site covers 16 acres of land
  • 400+ trees were planted around the memorial

Citations

"1 WTC Takes Honors as Hemisphere's Tallest Tower." Latest from Crains New York Business. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Sept. 2014.


"New York's One World Trade Center Deemed Tallest U.S. Skyscraper."Reuters. Thomson Reuters, 12 Nov. 2013. Web. 24 Sept. 2014.


"Jet Airliner Is Lined Up On One Of The World Trade Center Towers In 2014." The Holidays Photos RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2014.