One Word Trade Center, more simply known as 1 WTC and previously called the Freedom Tower, is the lead building of the new World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan next to the waterfall memorials which now occupy the footprints of the former twin towers. The construction is part of an effort to rebuild and always remember the victims of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 that destroyed the twin towers.
The new 1 WTC is located where the original 8-story 6 World Trade Center once stood. As the 104-story skyscraper is nearing completion, take a look at some of the facts and features that make this building so compelling and amazing. Via