Saturday, September 10, 2011

And Now For Some Good News!!

Ten years ago I didn't think the World Trade Center would ever be rebuilt.  I thought it might have some sort of memorial built at ground zero, but I didn't have an inkling that there would be a huge building sitting there a decade later.  The planning for the new tower started almost immediately after 9/11.  Originally called the "Freedom Tower", the skyscraper is now known as the One World Trade Center and is well on its way to being finished.  Here is a short time-lapse video of the tower under construction.  Enjoy!


Courtney said...

Thank you for posting this video. I plan on teaching about the re-building to my students tomorrow and may show this as well. Here is another link I really enjoy that talks about the ironworkers job of building the freedom tower:


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