7 World Trade Center

The first building built at Ground Zero following the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the new 7 World Trade Center replaces the original building that stood on the same site.

 



Location

  • New York, NY, USA

Client

  • Silverstein Properties

Project Status

  • Completed

Architect

  • SKIDMORE, OWINGS & MERRILL

The new building is taller than its predecessor, and outfitted with a host of life safety and environmental features that were first of their kind in a commercial skyscraper.

An integral part of lower Manhattan, the first 10 floors of the tower house an electrical substation that services the entire area. Above the substation are 42 office levels with a total of 1.7 million square feet of office space. The building is LEED Gold certified.