ART
ARCHITECTURE
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in the Public Realm
World Trade Center Site
Recent Architecture

Architect
Studio Daniel Libeskind
Client
Lower Manhattan Development Corporation
Dates
  • Under construction, 2003
 Podcasts
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The Master Plan for Ground Zero - Daniel Libeskind
Description
After 9/11, there were several years of public debate, as New Yorkers worked to figure out how best to rebuild the World Trade Center site. It was necessary to take some time to develop a plan that reconciled the various constituencies’ individual goals. In August 2002 The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC) announced a competition for a master plan. Studio Daniel Libeskind design was selected in February 2003.

The fourteen-acre WTC site will contain, in addition to the Memorial...
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Location
Ground Zero
1 World Trade Center
New York, NY 10006
United States

Nearby Items
1 World Trade Center 71 feet
World Financial Center Plaza260 feet
Barclay-Vesey Building409 feet
200 West Street (Goldman Sachs Headquarters)465 feet
Reflecting Absence - World Trade Center Site Memorial505 feet
Academy Gallery of Art and Science599 feet
7 World Trade Center610 feet