1 World Trade Center To Become Tallest Building In West

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•18 Apr 30, 2013

With the installation of the final piece of its 408-foot spire, 1 World Trade Center in New York City will become the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and the third tallest on earth, reaching a symbolic height of 1,776 feet. What do you think?

  • “We symbolically won!”

    Ross Schombing –
    Flower Arranger

  • “I get the historical significance of a 1,776-foot building, but what about the 408-foot spire? All that comes to mind is the death of the Byzantine Emperor Arcadius.”

    Jane Ann Fox –
    Systems Analyst

  • “As a Little Caesars owner/operator, I’m curious: Is any retail space available at street level?”

    Daisuke Matsunaga –
    Pizza Shop Owner

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