25 Tallest Buildings In The World

#04. One World Trade Center

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One World Trade Center takes back the New York skyline, reasserting downtown Manhattan’s dominance as a business center and becoming a new civic icon for America. It is a memorable architectural landmark for the city and the nation, and connects seamlessly to the city with passages to an extensive underground transportation network. Extending the long tradition of American ingenuity in high-rise construction, the project was an innovative mix of architecture, structure, urban design, safety, and sustainability. The following information provides more details about the building:

Height Occupied            386.5 m / 1,268 ft

Height to the Tip             546.2 m / 1,792 ft

Architectural Height        541.3 m / 1,776 ft

Floors above the Ground             94

Floors below the Ground              5

Number of Elevators                    73

Top Elevator Speed                  10.16 m/s

Written by Omer Eren

Originally from Turkey, Omer has dreams of travel, but his work and social life keeps him grounded. When he’s not browsing through National Geographic and the Discovery Channel online, he’s trying new recipes he’s coming across on the Food Network. Once he finds the time, he plans to make his first trip to Rome because Italian cuisine is his favorite.