The Phoenix Rises (July 2011 Edition)

The new World Trade Center is rapidly taking shape in Lower Manhattan. One World Trade Center (formerly “Freedom Tower”) now towers 74 floors (105 when completed) into the sky and the rest of the complex, including Four World Trade Center (which has risen to 37 floors), is finally coming together. One World Trade Center is scheduled for completion in November of 2013. It will be the tallest building in the United States, soaring a patriotic 1,776 ft. Opening is scheduled for January 2014.

Below are a few stunning pictures, captured by the British tabloid Daily Mail, that show the progress of the World Trade Center site.

WTC as seen from the 70th floor of One World Trade Center

One World Trade Center as seen from the bottom of one of the memorial reflecting pools

Four World Trade Center rises

The New World Trade Center 2014

The Daily Mail story

Official World Trade Center Website

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey WTC Progress Website

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