ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
1 World Trade Center
Recent Architecture: Workplace

Architect
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Dates
  • Under construction, ca. 2013
 Podcasts
David Childs talks about the Freedom Tower - David Childs
Description
The skyscraper is being built according to a revised design released in June 2005. The new design retains essential elements of the original plan-- soaring 1,776 feet into the sky, its illuminated mast evoking the Statue of Liberty's torch -- but features a smaller, cubic base set back further from West Street to protect the building against future attacks.

Rising from its square base -- which will be constructed of impermeable concrete and steel -- the redesigned Freedom Tower will taper int...
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Location
285 Fulton St
New York, NY 10006
United States

Located at the northwest corner of the WTC site
Nearby Items
World Trade Center Site71 feet
World Financial Center Plaza294 feet
Barclay-Vesey Building398 feet
Reflecting Absence - World Trade Center Site Memorial503 feet
200 West Street (Goldman Sachs Headquarters)518 feet
Academy Gallery of Art and Science538 feet
7 World Trade Center548 feet