New York's ground zero through time

Published On: Aug 23 2011 04:09:26 AM CDT   Updated On: Nov 03 2014 09:20:36 AM CST

One World Trade Center is officially open for business. Take a look at the World Trade Center site through time, from the construction of the Twin Towers to the opening of the new centerpiece on the site.

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Developer Larry Silverstein (front row, 3rd L), New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (front row, 2nd R) and New York State Governor George Pataki (back row, 2nd L) watch as the first construction equipment enter the World Trade Center Site to begin construction on the Freedom Tower in New York April 27, 2006.

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