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Freedom Tower

‘Freedom Tower’ rises from Ground Zero


the 11 years since terrorists toppled the World Trade Center’s twin towers,

developers, designers, victims’ families, and politicians have pulled together

to rebuild what has been dubbed “Freedom Tower.” Americans have watched as the

structure, which when completed will 1,776 feet tall, rise from the ashes of

Ground Zero. But the effort has not been easy. There has been much debate over

the structure’s design and soaring costs, which has delayed its progress.