World Trade Center- Before The Attack
This article presents an overview regarding the World Trade Center before the attack destroyed the World Trade Twin Towers on the fateful day of September 11, 2001.
The Word Trade Center site which is also known as Ground Zero covers around sixteen acres of land in the Lower Manhattan area of New York City. Ground zero before the attacks by al-Qaeda used to have a World Trade Center complex being situated there. The complex which was home to the World Trade Centre was fully destroyed in the attacks that there was left nothing.
Now, the reconstruction work has started and it is being overseen collectively by the Studio Daniel Libeskind, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Silverstein Properties, and the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation. Here are some important facts which will help you explore more details related to the World Trade Center before the attack. At Ground Zero before the attacks, the World Trade Centre was the name given to the complex which comprises of seven buildings in the Lower Manhattan area of New York City.
Another piece of important information related to World Trade Center before the attacks is that Minoru Yamasaki was the architect of the original World Trade Center. He designed the center in 1960s and the commendable thing was that the twin 110-story towers were based on the tube-frame structural design. The project for building the World Trade centre was approved in the and then the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey got ready to take over the Hudson & Manhattan Railroad, which later in became as the Port Authority Trans-Hudson an, also known as PATH. Then an important happening for the World Trade Center happened on August 5, 1966. When the North Tower got completed and the other one the South Tower was finished in July 1971.
This was the overview regarding ground zero before the attacks.