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Hammonton in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

World Trade Center

 
 
World Trade Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 24, 2020
1. World Trade Center Marker
Inscription.  
The original World Trade Center in March 2001. The tower on the left with antenna spire was 1 WTC. The tower on the right was 2 WTC. All seven buildings on the WTC complex are partially visible; refer to map below. The red granite-clad building left of the Twin Towers was the original 7 World Trade Center in the background is the East River.

Record Height
Tallest in the world from 1971 to 1973
Preceded By: Empire State Building
Surpassed by: Willis Tower

General Information
Location: Lower Manhattan, New York City
Coordinates: 40°42'42"N 74°00'45"W
Groundbreaking August 25, 1966
Construction Started:
1 WTC August 1968,
2 WTC January 1969,
3 WTC December 1979,
4, 5 and 6 WTC 1970,
7 WTC 1983,
Completed: 1 WTC December 23, 1970,
2 WTC July 1971,
3 WTC July 1981,
4, 5 and 6 WTC 1975
7 WTC
World Trade Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 24, 2020
2. World Trade Center Marker
May 1987
Opening Day April 4, 1973
Owner Port Authority of N.Y. & N.J.

Other Information
Height: Antenna spire 1 WTC 1,730 feet

Roof:
1 WTC 1,368 feet
2 WTC 1,362 feet
3 WTC 250 feet
4 & 5 WTC 120 feet
6 WTC 110 feet
7 WTC 610 feet
Top floor:
1 WTC 1,350 feet
2 WTC 1,350 feet

Technical details:
Floor count
1 and 2 WTC 110 floors
3 WTC 22 floors
4 & 5 WTC 9 floors
6 WTC 8 floors
7 WTC 47 floors
Floor Area:
1 & 2 WTC 4,300,000 sq ft each
4, 5 and 6 WTC 500,000 sq ft each
7 WTC 1,868,000 sq ft
Lifts/elevators 1 & 2 WTC 99 each
 
Erected by South Jersey Transportation Authority.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 39° 33.037′ N, 74° 44.133′ W. Marker is in Hammonton, New
Artifact # F-0021.167 image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 24, 2020
3. Artifact # F-0021.167
This dedication plaque is part of the World Trade Center Memorial Display.
Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is on Atlantic City Expressway 7.6 miles east of 12th Street (New Jersey Route 54), in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 Atlantic City Expy, Hammonton NJ 08037, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Atlantic City Expressway (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Atlantic County Parks Along the Great Egg Harbor River (approx. 3.2 miles away); Welcome to Atlantic County's Park at Weymouth Furnace (approx. 3.3 miles away); Weymouth Furnace (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Roundhouse Museum (approx. 5.1 miles away); All Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away); The Presbyterian Church Mays Landing (approx. 6.8 miles away); Colonel Richard Wescoat (approx. 6.8 miles away).
 
World Trade Center Memorial Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 24, 2020
4. World Trade Center Memorial Plaque
This dedication plaque is part of the World Trade Center Memorial Display.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 24, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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