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

Density: __

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).

Loopholes Exploited:

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Funding 50 West 66th Street

Funding 50 West 66th Street

The Real Deal reports that financing for Extell Development's proposed 50 West 66th Street will be coming from Meridian Capital Limited, a Kazakhstani-owned, Bermuda-based, London and Hong Kong operated funding source.  How global! The article continues, with input...

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50 West 66th Street

  The Board of Standards and Appeals tied 2-2 on LW!'s Appeal on this neighborhood-changing zoning issue. Even though every local official spoke out to revoke the building's permits, in NYC Agencies a tie always goes to the Developer. The BSA decision on...

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Contact Information

Sean Khorsandi
Executive Director
45 West 67th Street New York, NY 10023

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