"World Trade Center Memorial-Remember 9-11!" Ground Zero - World Trade Center Tip by machomikemd

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  • World Trade Center Memorial-Remember 9-11! - New York City

The twin towers of the World Trade Center were more than just buildings. They were proof of New York's belief in itself. Built at a time when New York's future seemed uncertain, the towers restored confidence and helped bring a halt to the decline of lower Manhattan. Brash, glitzy, and grand, they quickly became symbols of New York. The north tower was opened in Dec. 1970 and the south tower in Jan. 1972; they were dedicated in April 1973. They were the world's tallest buildings for only a short time, since the Sears Tower in Chicago was completed in May 1973. However, the towers were ranked as the fifth and sixth tallest buildings in the world at the time of their destruction on Sept. 11, 2001. September 11, 2001, is a day that remains indelibly etched in the hearts and minds of New Yorkers, Americans, and countless millions of people around the world. Thousands of tourists stream into lower Manhattan daily to observe the work at the site of the former World Trade Center, also referred to as Ground Zero.

World Trade Center site is located in Lower Manhattan, and most of the site (where its buildings except 7 World Trade Center were located) is bounded to the north by Vesey Street, to the west by the West Side Highway, to the south by Liberty Street and to the east by Church Street. In the northern portion of the site across Vesey Street, the former location of 7 World Trade Center is bounded to the west by Washington Street, to the north by Barclay Street, and to the east by West Broadway.

Address: Vesey-Liberty-Church-West Streets,New York, NY 100
Directions: By subway: A, C, J, M, Z, 2, 3, 4 or 5 to Fulton Street/Broadway-Nassau. Exit onto Fulton Street and walk west to Church St.E to World Trade Center.
othercontact: Fax: 212.227.7931
Phone: 212.227.7722
Website: http://www.wtcsitememorial.org/

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  • Updated Nov 22, 2010
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