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).
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