The lower Manhattan skyline devastatingly altered 17 years ago by the 9/11 terror attacks has been made anew by a coalition tackling the mandate of rebuilding while remembering.
Private and public entities have poured more than $20 billion into the 16-acre site and produced three shimmering skyscrapers, the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, a sleek transit center with shopping, and much more. Click the dots below to see what’s been built and what’s in the works.
1One World Trade Center104-story, 1,776-foot office tower, the tallest skyscraper in the city. Features an observatory and anchor tenant Condé Nast. Opened: 2014 Cost: $4 billion
2Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center at the World Trade CenterSet to host dance, theater and music and serve as a Tribeca Film Festival venue. Received $75 million gift from Perelman in June 2016. Also has $100 million commitment from Lower Manhattan Development Corp. Construction has not begun.
Set to open: 2020
Projected cost: $250 million
3Two World Trade CenterSet to be 80-plus-story, 1,270-foot office tower. Construction stalled at ground level as Silverstein Properties seeks anchor tenant.
Set to open: TBD
Projected cost: $3.5 billion
10National September 11 Memorial & MuseumEight-acre urban park with reflecting pools and manmade waterfalls in the Twin Tower footprints and underground institution with archives and monumental artifacts.
Opened: 2011 (memorial) and 2014 (museum)
Cost: $1 billion
4World Trade Center transportation hubAlso called the Oculus. Connects users to 11 subway lines, the PATH train and the Battery Park City ferry terminal. Features the Westfield shopping center.
Opened: March 2016 (hub) and August 2016 (mall)
Cost: $4 billion (hub) and $2 billion (Westfield development)
5Three World Trade Center80-story, 1,079-foot office tower. Tenants include GroupM.
Opened: June 3, 2018
Cost: $2.7 billion
6Four World Trade Center72-story, 977-foot office tower. Tenants include MediaMath, Morningstar and Port Authority.
Cost: $2 billion
7St. Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade CenterDomed sanctuary to replace St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, which was crushed as 2 World Trade Center fell. Set to open: Unclear. Project has stalled due to lack of funding.
Projected cost: $72 million to $78 million
9Liberty ParkOne-acre plaza and green space modeled on the High Line. Features vertical garden known as the Living Wall.
Opened: June 2016
Cost: $50 million
8Site 534,000-square-foot property with use to be determined. Under Lower Manhattan Development Corp. ownership. Port Authority says it will gain control; LMDC says no deal made and use should be residential.
Set to open: TBD
Projected cost: $1.7 billion
Click on a dot to learn more about each of the current and proposed buildings at the World Trade Center complex.
A rendering shows the proposed design of Two World Trade Center, outlined in yellow.
(Sources: Silverstein Properties, Port Authority, Lower Manhattan Development Corp., “Power at Ground Zero” by Lynne B. Sagalyn)