The first tower at the new World Trade Center in New York Became officially the tallest building in the United States has a 541-meter-high, and he finished off workers, Friday, install tapered Summit for Tower.
And the top of this building make it the highest in the Western Hemisphere, surpassing the Willis Tower in Chicago by 14 meters but less higher than the towers in the Middle East and Asia, although the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates is the world's highest rise 828 meters.
Philip Englishlink a one of about 20 workers were present moment installation is complete said: "I am very happy but I am also sad to it ... Why do we have to re-build this tower? It is a day of pride for the city."
And the New York sky was clear in the atmosphere remember the day when collided with hijacked airliners former towers in a coordinated attack on New York and Washington in September 2001, killing about 3,000 people and leaving the United States on alert in anticipation of any future accidents.
The tower, which was in the past, bears the name of the Freedom Tower, is the first of four skyscrapers built on the former site of the towers in the post between developer Larry Silverstein and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which owns the site.
And height of the building (1776 feet), is a reference to the year in which they started the American Revolution against British rule.
With the development of the last piece, which is a cone-shaped summit, the highest building of the World Trade Center, Friday morning, the building officially becomes the tallest tower in the United States, up 541 meters.
The conical summit is the last piece in the process of rebuilding «and World Trade Center, also known as the Freedom Tower, which was destroyed in the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001.
That process was broadcast, which saw the helicopter put in place on the summit live on television, where Matt Lauer, host of 'Today Show' in the station «The. Me. C» American television blowing in the horn marked the beginning of the process.
The tower, scheduled for completion next year, is the longest in the Western Hemisphere and the third tallest building in the world, will be the tower is the first of 4 buildings belonging to the World Trade Center will be completed as part of the reconstruction process costing $ 4 billion. Al Qaeda.