9/11 – 10th anniversary

September 11th, 2011 | Destination: | Rubric: Architecture, General, Living, Working, Building, Museums, Exhibitions, New York City, Events |

This image contains all of the names of those who perished in the World Trade Center on 9/11. The names are from the CNN September 11 archive. The names that are highlighted in orange are those of fire fighters and police who died in the line of duty. Photo: Dzeni

This image contains all of the names of those who perished in the World Trade Center on 9/11. The names are from the CNN September 11 archive. The names that are highlighted in orange are those of fire fighters and police who died in the line of duty. Photo: Dzeni

Meanwhile the re-building of the new Word Trade Center make great progress. The Twin Tower foot prints on Ground Zero together with a Cultural Centre will form the 9/11 Memorial Plaza / National September 11 Memorial & Museum, surrounded by the WTC Tower’s 1 to 7. The One World Trade Center Tower (Freedom Tower) will become the heart of the ensemble. After completition the tower will reach a height of 1776 feet (541.3 m – the hight is a reminder to the Declaration of Independence from 1776). At that time it will be the highest building in the Americas and will rank as the N° 3 of the tallest buildings in the world for a few years.





New WTC plan

New WTC plan

Comprehensive information and links about the attacks can be found here: Wikipedia September 11 attacks. Here you can find the official website of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. You can find further information on Port Authority New York and New Jersey (with Live Webcam from the construction site), on the website of the developer and operator Silverstein Properties and Wikipedia One World Trade Center.

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