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One World Trade Center (file/credit: Jessica Marcus/CBSNewYork.com)

One World Trade Center To Become Tallest Building In Western Hemisphere

The stainless steel spire will give the building its iconic height of 1,776 feet, according to the builder.

04/28/2013

The view from the planned observation deck at One World Trade Center on April 2, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman WCBS 880)

Officials Preview Planned Observation Deck At One World Trade Center

The observation deck will occupy the tower’s 100th through 102nd floors. Elevators will whisk visitors to the top in just one minute but the experience of visiting the attraction will take an hour.

04/02/2013

Construction of the antenna atop One World Trade Center as seen from Chopper 880 - Feb. 15, 2013 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Port Authority Board Chooses Operator Of One World Trade Center Observation Deck

The new enclosed observatory will offer panoramic views of the city and will occupy three floors. It is expected to open in 2015.

03/20/2013

Commuters exit the PATH train station at the World Trade Center site. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

World Trade Center PATH Station Will Be Closed Overnight To Remove Ice

Officials expect to reopen the station in time for the morning rush hour.

03/19/2013

One World Trade Center (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Racist, Sexist Graffiti Found In Bathrooms At One World Trade Center

The graffiti at the 104-story building appears to target several groups including Muslims, Irish, Jews and women.

01/28/2013

(credit: Flickr/governorandrewcuomo)

Workers Install First Piece Of WTC Spire

Last month, a barge carrying nine of 18 sections of the steel spire made its way across New York harbor and arrived at Pier 25 after traveling 1,500 nautical miles down the Atlantic seaboard from Quebec.

01/15/2013

Crews set to lift the first portion of the spire for One World Trade on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

First Section Of Spire Lifted Into Place Atop One World Trade Center

It took nearly 45 minutes for workers to lift the first section to the rooftop of the 104-story building Wednesday morning.

12/12/2012

FILE - One World Trade Center. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Part Of Giant Spire That Will Top One WTC Arrives In Manhattan

The spire is divided into 18 sections, weighing between 5 tons and more than 67 tons. Workers will begin hoisting them on Wednesday.

12/11/2012

One WTC Spire (credit: The Durst Organization)

Spire Sets Sail For One World Trade Center

The spire that will crown One World Trade Center is making its way to Manhattan over the holiday weekend.

11/21/2012

Gov. Cuomo at Ground Zero. (credit: Flickr.com)

Construction Resumes At Ground Zero After Flooding From Sandy

Construction has resumed at the World Trade Center site a week after it was left flooded by Superstorm Sandy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday.

11/05/2012

One World Trade Center - Aug 8, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Port Authority: Incident At One World Trade Center False Alarm

84 firefighters responded to a report of a smoke condition on the 88th floor.

08/08/2012

One World Trade Center Rendering (credit: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey/The Durst Organization)

New One World Trade Center Renderings Released

The renderings show how the undulating skyscraper will look as part of the skyline

08/07/2012

President Obama signs a steel beam for One World Trade Center on June 14, 2012. (credit: Al Jones, 1010 WINS)

Steel Beam Signed By Obama Raised At One World Trade Center

A crane on top of the building lifted the beam from the ground Thursday after dozens of people, including construction workers and police officers, added their own signatures.

08/02/2012

The beams making One World Trade Center the tallest building in the city are seen from Chopper 880 - New York, NY - Apr 30, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Following Fire At One WTC, Officials Reviewing How To Fight Potential Future Incidents

Luckily, this time it was a small fire — just some construction materials that went up in smoke. But it did take over an hour to get the blaze under control due to the challenge of getting water 89 stories up.

06/02/2012

FILE - One World Trade Center, the central skyscraper at Ground Zero, stands under construction on January 30, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

President Obama To Visit One World Trade Center This Month

The White House announced Friday the president will come to Manhattan on June 14 to get a preview of the “topping-out ceremony” and an update on the overall progress at One World Trade Center.

06/01/2012

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