NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – When the Twin Towers fell, it was personal for a lot of people. This was their skyline and their city.
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“I guess it still hits home pretty hard for most people. I lost a few friends there, so [when] I see it going up, I feel like it’s something of a victory for us,” said one man.Garden State Parkway Reopens After Fire Shut Down Lanes In Both Directions
“It’s about time,” said one man.
Another man said, “I think it’s phenomenal. I mean I’ve been watching it everyday from my office window.”
“We’ve been waiting for something… to see something come up and really outshine the rest of the skyline. I’ve been waiting for it for a long time. It’s a good sight,” said yet another man.MORE NEWS: Search Continues For Gunman After 11-Month-Old Shot By Stray Bullet In Bronx
The building is now at 60 stories on its way to 104, and 1,776 feet.