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Watch This Incredible Time-Lapse Video Of One World Trade Center Dominating Manhattan's Skyline

The rise of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.

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Brooklyn-based photographer Benjamin Rosamond spent three years capturing the construction of One World Trade Center as it took over downtown Manhattan's epic skyline.

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Rosamond took around 30,000 photographs of the building's rise from the time it emerged on the skyline in 2011 to it's near completion in July this year. The building's construction began in 2006.

He used 1,100 of these photos to create the two-minute time-lapse video of the 1,776-foot skyscraper, which is now the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.

Watch the spectacular time-lapse video here:

Along with the One World Trade Center, Rosamond's camera also captured the construction of 4 World Trade Center, Brooklyn's tallest tower — 388 Bridge St., and the Barclays Center.