See a decade of construction on One World Trade Center in two minutes (video)

A time-lapse video shows the progress made on the massive new building, which will anchor the revamped World Trade Center site, from 2004 to 2013.

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Today is, of course, the 12th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, and above all it's a day of remembrance—of memorializing those who died in the attacks, both here and in Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania.


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But as construction continues on the World Trade Center site—the 9/11 Memorial has been open for two years now, the National September 11 Memorial & Museum will open next year, and One World Trade Center will likely also be ready in 2014—it's also a day to appreciate how the city has moved forward.


To that end, EarthCam (which live-streamed the raising of the spire on One World Trade Center) has released a new time-lapse video, showing the progress on One World Trade Center from 2004, when the first symbolic brick was laid, to the present day. It's a stunning reminder of New York's resilience.



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