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One World Trade Center (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

World Trade Center Performing Arts Center Gets Boost From LMDC

The Lower Manhattan Development Corp. on Thursday approved $1 million to hire staff and develop building plans.


New Yorkers pass the rising tower of One World Trade Center, Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010 in New York. The tower is halfway to the 104 floors it will have upon completion, scheduled for 2013. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

1 WTC, aka Freedom Tower, Reaches Halfway Mark

Steel construction has reached the halfway point for 1 World Trade Center, the building that many people still call the Freedom Tower.