World Trade Center

World Trade CenterThe cross of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in front of World Trade Center towers in May of 2000.

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WTC Site Buildings


1 WTC was the 5th highest building in the world and the highest building
in Manhattan, 2 WTC was the 6th highest building in the world

Architects: Minoru Yamasaki & Associates, Emery Roth & Sons

Height (top of roof): 1,368 ft (417 m)
110 Floors

2 WTC top of the roof and outside observation deck: 1,362 ft (415 m)
Year (construction start): 1966
Year (construction end): 1973
Year (opening): 1975
First bombing: 1993
1 WTC was the world’s tallest building from 1972 to 1974, 2 WTC had the world’s highest outdoor observatory platform on its roof