One World Trade Center Spire: Workers Begin To Hoist Spire Atop City’s Tallest Building

Workers lifted the first section of the 408-foot spire to the top of One World Trade Center Wednesday morning. When completed, the spire will bring One WTC to a staggering 1,776 feet tall, making it the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.

Since November 16, nine of the sections have been traveling 1,500 nautical miles to Lower Manhattan via a barge from Canada. Continue reading “One World Trade Center Spire: Workers Begin To Hoist Spire Atop City’s Tallest Building”

One World Trade Center Time-Lapse. EarthCam Shows ‘Freedom Tower’ Progress

To commemorate the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, EarthCam, a webcam technology company, has released a stunning time-lapse video showing more than two years of construction of One World Trade Center.

According to EarthCam, the photos in the video — captured by multiple webcams — were taken between February 2010 and September 2012 . Continue reading “One World Trade Center Time-Lapse. EarthCam Shows ‘Freedom Tower’ Progress”