One World Trade Open For Beacon

It’s no leg lamp, but the finishing touches in the form of a 408 feet tall spire and beacon were placed atop 1 World Trade Center(formerly known as Freedom Tower)over the weekend, and just in time for the War on Christmas.

One World Trade Center Light Test

One World Trade Center Light Test. November 8, 2013. AP Photo/Julio Cortez

2 World Trade Center is tentatively scheduled to be completed sometime in 2016. At a cost of about $3 billion, 2 W.T.C. is on hold until they can come up with enough tenants who will sign leases promising not to use their windows for drying laundry. Tough sell.