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When was the Freedom Tower completed?

When was the Freedom Tower completed?

November 3, 2014
One World Trade Center/Opened

The building opened on November 3, 2014; the One World Observatory opened on May 29, 2015. On March 26, 2009, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) confirmed that the building would be officially known by its legal name of “One World Trade Center”, rather than its colloquial name of “Freedom Tower”.

How long did it take to build the Freedom Tower?

eight years
New York City’s new One World Trade Center, nicknamed the “Freedom Tower,” cost $4 billion and took eight years to build between the start of construction in 2006 and the first tenants moving in 2014.

Why is the Freedom Tower significant?

A National Historic Landmark, Freedom Tower illustrates the important story of the Cuban exodus to the United States and resettlement during the Cold War. Because of the political climate of the era, Cubans seeking political asylum received a warm welcome into the United States.

When was the Freedom Tower built in New York?

A construction worker climbs a ladder at the World Trade Center site in 2014. Fourteen years ago on the Fourth of July, New York City officials laid the cornerstone of what would soon become a major Manhattan landmark.

What is the mission of the Freedom Tower?

Our mission is to serve the 50+ traveler. We want to inspire you to explore new destinations, discover new experiences, and savor the journey. A visit to New York City’s One World Trade Center, better known as the Freedom Tower, now tops many travel bucket lists.

Is the Freedom Tower really one World Trade Center?

What locals and tourists alike call the Freedom Tower is officially One World Trade Center. But the building has a long list of nicknames, including the 9/11 Observatory, the WTC Observatory, and the 9/11 Tower. Don’t worry — if you use any of these terms, people will be able to give you directions.

Is the Freedom Tower based on the Empire State Building?

The central spire of the tower is based on precedent as the Empire State Building or Chrysler, and also visually evokes the North Tower of the World Trade Center original, rather than be a needle offset is to echo the Statue of Liberty.