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World Trade Center Site, Bounded by Vesey, Church, Liberty Streets, & Route 9A, New York, New York County, NY

World Trade Center Site, Bounded by Vesey, Church, Liberty Streets, & Route 9A, New York, New York County, NY

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On September 11, 2001, two of the planes were flown into the towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, a third plane hit the Pentagon just outside Washington, D.C., and the fourth plane crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. Often referred to as 9/11, the attacks resulted in extensive death and destruction, triggering major U.S. initiatives to combat terrorism and defining the presidency of George W. Bush. Over 3,000 people were killed during the attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C., including more than 400 police officers and firefighters

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Yamasaki, Minoru, architect
Rockefeller, David
Emery Roth & Sons
Skilling, Helle, Christiansen & Robertson, engineer
The Louis Berger Group, Inc., contractor
Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, sponsor
Mason, Anne, transmitter
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Location

New York, United States40.78306, -73.97125
Google Map of 40.7830603, -73.9712488
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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