One World Trade Center Just Reached Its Final Height

Becoming the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.


New York Post

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1 World Trade Center is officially the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere http://t.co/iEdTMA5K8S


CBS 6 Albany

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BREAKING NEWS: Crews high atop One World Trade Center installing the 408ft spire that will bring it to 1,776 ft.


CBS This Morning

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Workers mount final piece of spire on top of One World Trade Center. Watch live: http://t.co/hBNtQ9BAM1


Anne Thompson

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1 World Trade Center from our vantage point in Jersey City for @todayshow

The tower now stands at a symbolic 1,776 feet tall at its “architectural top,” which includes the 18-piece, 408-foot spire. (Read here about the big debate over whether the structure is really technically the Western Hemisphere’s tallest.)

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