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Freedom Tower, USA

From series “The highest buildings in the world”
Year: 2013. Height: 541 m.

New York is a true leader in the number of spectacular skyscrapers, and a special place among its many landmarks belongs to the Freedom Tower. This luxury skyscraper with a sparkling glass facade is part of the World Trade Center. It was opened on May 10, 2013. Height of a skyscraper is 541 meters, so it’s the highest not only in the United States, but also in the Western Hemisphere.

Freedom Tower, USA The building is very unusual, it resembles a slightly tilted cube with cut edges. The building seems to be slowly rotated due to its unusual shape. Facade of the skyscraper is decorated with special glass prisms of various thickness; reflective panels shine like a huge crystal. Skyscraper was built on the site of the Twin Towers destroyed September 2001. It’s home to many offices and business centers.

The height of the building is 541 meters. The main element of the Freedom Tower aimed at tourists is an observation deck, which is equipped at an altitude of 417 meters. The tower's name, as well as its height, is very symbolic. Freedom Tower is directed towards the sky at exactly 1776 feet, as in 1776 Declaration of Independence of the United States took place. Locals believed it to be doubtful to erect another grandiose skyscraper on the scene of 2001. In memory of past events, many townspeople call the spectacular skyscraper ‘Tower of Terror.’ Next - Taipei 101


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Freedom Tower - interactive map

Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Cardtronics ATM' located in 0.2 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Europe By Car' is located in 0.67 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Park In Auto Services Inc' in 1.66 km
Supermarket: 'J Y Food Corporation' in 0.29 km
Parking: 'Central Parking' in 0.19 km
Apotheek: 'Rite Aid Pharmacy' in 0.32 km
Police station: 'New York City Police Pension Fund' in 0.33 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Wintech' in 0.07 km
Railway station: 'World Trade Center' in 0.04 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Manhattan Airport - in 1 km
 »  Teterboro Airport TEB - in 16 km
 »  John F Kennedy Airport JFK - in 20 km
 »  Linden Airport LDJ - in 22 km
 »  Essex County Airport CDW - in 28 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Freedom Tower

Cosmopolitan Hotel Tribeca

Located in 0 km from Freedom Tower
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Rooms: 129
Luxury Italian Frette linen features in each air conditioned room. A flat-screen TV, a hairdryer and a safety deposit box are also included. Free … More: photo, rates and booking
Wyndham Garden Chinatown

Located in 1 km from Freedom Tower
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Rooms: 106
The Wyndham Garden Chinatown has rooms with a flat-screen cable TV and a refrigerator. The en suite bathroom includes a hairdryer and the premium … More: photo, rates and booking
Willow Street Homes by onefinestay

Located in 2 km from Freedom Tower
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Rooms: 1
A fireplace is included in each modern apartment at WillowStreet Homes by onefinestay. Plush bedding is offered in guest rooms. A garden or patio is … More: photo, rates and booking
Westside Homes by onefinestay

Located in 3 km from Freedom Tower
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Rooms: 1
Every apartment with Westside Homes includes a cable TV and a full kitchen complete with a stove and refrigerator. Each accommodation has a unique … More: photo, rates and booking

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