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Facts about One World Trade Center-100th Floor completed

 
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2012 4:12 pm    Post subject: Facts about One World Trade Center-100th Floor completed Reply with quote

WJLA, April 15, 2012
      WTC milestone: 100 floors and counting     

One World Trade Center hit a milestone this month as the 100th floor was completed. When finished, the building and its antenna will rise a symbolic 1,776 feet.

       
          Facts about One World Trade Center:          
The roof of the top floor of One World Trade Center will be 1,368 feet tall, including a 33 ft 4 in parapet. This height is the same as the North Tower of the original World Trade Center. The building's spire will bring One World Trade Center to a total height of 1,776 feet.
     
            
The design includes a three-story observation deck to be located on floors 100102.
                                                                                                         
       
     
                                                    Facts about One World Trade Center:          

  • A bird's-eye view from the main crane. Construction on below-ground utility relocations, footings, and foundations for the building began on April 27, 2006.
        
                        
              
  • One World Trade Center is expected to receive a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification, making it one of the most environmentally sustainable buildings of its size in the world.[
  •      70 elevators and 9 escalators will be installed. Stairs on the side of One World Trade Center to be removed once construction is finished.

  • Floors 9199 and 103105 will be designated as mechanical space.
  • The building will have 74 usable above-ground floors, of which 69 will be designated as office space.
  • The office stories will begin at floor 20, and run through floor 63. There will be a sky lobby on floor 64, and then office floors will resume between floors 6590.
  • The windows are made of an ultra-clear glass which allows maximum daylight to pass through, while interior lighting is equipped with dimmers that automatically lower the lights on sunny days, thereby reducing energy costs.
  • There will be approximately 55,000 square feet of below-grade retail space.
  • On March 30, 2009, the Port Authority confirmed that the building would be known by its legal name of One World Trade Center, rather than the colloquial name, Freedom Tower.     
           
         
                            
       
                 
     
       
     
                        
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