Thirteen years after the September 11 terrorist attacks that brought the twin towers crumbling down in New York City, One World Trade Center welcomed new tenants on Monday as it reopened for business.
The 104-storey skyscraper dominating downtown Manhattan is the centrepiece of a 16-acre site that has been built where the original World Trade Center complex once stood.
FRANCE 24 takes a look at some of the photos being shared by the building’s new tenants and other city residents during the symbolic milestone.
YOUR PHOTOS OF 'ONE WORLD TRADE CENTER'
One World Trade Center dominates Lower Manhattan. The building is owned by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Architectual firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill say the building was built with steel-reinforced concrete that makes it as terror attack-proof as possible.
New tenants began moving into One World Trade Center on Monday, including publishing giant Conde Nast.
Jessica Lappin, president of the Alliance for Downtown New York business group, spoke at a press conference marking the milestone.
A peek inside the lobby of One World Trade Center on moving-in day.
Close-up of the building as it reopens for business.
Date created : 2014-11-03