The definitive book about One World Trade Center -- the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere -- by the author of the iconic and bestselling Skyscrapers.
In hundreds of photographs, drawings, and plans -- most never seen by the public -- Judith Dupré chronicles the rise of America's most exciting and emotionally charged new skyscraper. One World Trade Center showcases the building's groundbreaking design and engineering, from the initial excavation to the final placement of the spire.
Capturing the hope, resiliency, and pride of those who built it, the book is rich with in-depth explorations of the innovations, including a 360 degree view from the One World Observatory. This book is a must-have for all those invested in rebuilding Ground Zero or celebrating American architecture and ingenuity