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Marriott World Trade Center

Liberty Street & West Streets
New York City NY United States

Status:destroyed
Construction Dates
  Began1979
  Finished1981
  Destroyed2001
Floor Count24
Basement Floors4
Building Uses
 - hotel
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - international
 - modern
Materials
 - glass
 - steel

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof243 ft

Description
- Destroyed by the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks.

- When the first plane hit the South Tower, the landing gear fell into the roof of the building. After the collapse of the South Tower, the building was virtually split in half, the whole mid section of the building had been completely destroyed. Two hotel employees were killed and about two dozen hotel guests were unaccounted for.

- Link to image, after the collapse of the South Tower. The Photoagrapher; Bill Biggart, was killed when the north tower collapsed on him, this was his final photograph.
http://www.billbiggart.com/911_18.html

- After the North Tower collapsed, only the bottom floors where left standng, the rest of the building had been completely destroyed.
http://img167.imageshack.us/img167/2770/ghjbk2.jpg

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Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP - Architect
  
  

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