Today in History: The Freedom Tower

Freedom Tower under constructionConstruction for the new One World Trade Center in New York City started April 27, 2006. This new building, commonly known as the Freedom Tower, will stand at 1,776 feet to commemorate the year of the U.S. Declaration of Independence. Once it is finished, the new World Trade Center will be the third tallest building in the world. The building is expected to open by 2013. 

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