World Trade Center is a complex of many buildings which are currently under construction. It is situated in the Lower Manhattan, New York, America. It is replacing the earlier seven towers with the same name. It is used to be represented by the twin towers which were opened on 4th April 1973 but were destroyed in a terrorist attack on 11th September 2001.
World Trade Center after attacking looking very disasters
The other buildings were just damaged and the remains were being finished. The site is now going to construct five skyscrapers and also a memorial in memories of those who died.By Nov 2011, only one skyscraper was completed and the remaining four will be completed by 2020. There will be more than hundred store’s once it’s completed and will be popularly known as the One World Trade Center. It is the tallest building in New York.
The twin towers i.e. the North Tower and the South Tower used to be the tallest buildings in the world. Along with these two towers, the others were 3 WTC (The Marriott World Trade Center) , 4 WTC , 5 WTC, 6 WTC and also 7 WTC. The total budget was approximately $400 million.
At 9:59 a.m., the South Tower collapsed after burning for approximately 56 minutes. The fire caused steel structural elements, already weakened from the plane impact, to fail. The North Tower collapsed at 10:28 a.m., after burning for approximately 102 minutes. At 5:20 p.m on September 11, 2001, 7 World Trade Center started to collapse with the crumble of the east penthouse, and it collapsed completely at 5:21 p.m.owing to uncontrolled fires causing structural failure.
On The morning of 11th September 2001, Al Qaeda Hijackers flew 2 Boeing 767 jets right into the complex, right into each tower. It was a terrorist attack. After burning for about 56 minutes, the South Tower was completely collapsed and then after half an hour, North tower was bent too. There were 2,753 deaths reported. The falling debris caused great damage to the surrounding buildings which led to the damage of other structures. It took about 8 months cleaning up the debris and recovery.
The first new building was 7 World Trade Center which was opened in 2006 May. LMDC (Lower Manhattan Development Corporation was given the task of reconstructing the site plan. The final plan was being chosen by the Memory Foundations which was designed by the Daniel Libeskind. There will be an additional National September 11 Memorial and Museum made.
As many as 50,000 people work in the towers on a typical normal weekday. About 200,000 people just pass the World Trade Center. The Complex was so huge having its own Zip Code 10048. One can view the whole of New York from the top of the towers especially from the restaurant at the top of the Windows on the World restaurant. The Twin Towers used to be the symbol of New York, Appearing in many movies.
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