Current Status: Completed
1 World Trade Vital Stats
Address: 185 Greenwich Street, aka 1 World Trade Center (Community Board 1)
Type: Commercial & Office Building
Name: One World Trade Center, formerly Freedom Tower
Construction: Begun April 27, 2006; Completed early 2009; Opened November 3, 2014
Design Architect: David Childs, Skidmore Owings and Merrill Architects
Executive Architect: __
Developer: Port Authority of NYNJ
Builder: Tishman Construction
Height: 1,776 feet, (541.3 meters); 94 Stories; (5 additional below grade); Height to tip 1,792 feet, (546.2 meters)
Total Construction Floor Area: 3,501,274 square feet; 325,279 square meters
Site Area: __ square feet; __ square meters
Filed prior to July 2009, there are no Zoning Diagrams scanned for this project.
Superlatives: Expected to be the thinnest skyscraper worldwide with a 1:23 or 1:24 width-to-height ratio; Constructed with the tallest freestanding crane in NYC Construction history (220 feet, 67m).
Read through our blog below for more information on Supertalls.
In 1993, LANDMARK WEST! commissioned the Environmental Simulation Center at the New School to build a model of the Lincoln Square area. At a whopping 10' x 12' it was exhibited at the Apple Bank of Savings so that neighbors could come and see what was being proposed...
While many were hitting the beach to beat the heat last week, LW! had an eventful 3 1/2 hour hearing at the Board of Standards and Appeals regarding 36 West 66th Street (aka 50 West 66th Street) and how it does (but mainly, how it does not) comply with Zoning. You...
LW! Executive Director Sean Khorsandi is interviewed about developers' attempts to take advantage of zoning loopholes to build a Supertall tower at 50 W. 66th Street. Fox5 caught up with Sean outside the Board of Stand and Appeals during LW's hearing last week:
45 West 67th Street New York, NY 10023