NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The new World Trade Center site is taking shape in lower Manhattan.
Tower 7 is up and open and is 92 percent occupied. The foundations of Tower 2 and 3 are complete and Towers 4 and 1 rise higher each day.READ MORE: Family Members: Woman Originally From Long Island Among The Missing In Florida Condo Collapse
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“Unlike anything else that has been done in America, these buildings are beyond code. They’re incredibly safe,” said Silverstein. “I expect these buildings to be impregnable.”Woman Struck And Killed While Pushing Baby In Stroller In Queens
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“A place of solitude, somewhere to find peace in the middle of this incredibly vibrant city,” said Daniels.
One World Trade Center officially became the tallest building in lower Manhattan in July when construction reached the 76th floor.
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For more information about the memorial, visit www.911memorial.org.