WTC Marriott

WTC Marriott Three World Trade Center is a skyscraper under construction as part of the rebuilding of the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan, New York City.

The project lies on the east side of Greenwich Street, across the street from the previous location of the Twin Towers, which were destroyed during the September 11 attacks in 2001. Pritzker Prize-winning architect Richard Rogers, of Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, was awarded the contract to design the building, which is planned to be 352 m tall with 80 stories. As of October 2013, its below-grade foundations are complete, and several floors have been built above street level. The building is slated to be completed in late 2017.Original building (1979–2001)The Marriott World Trade Center was a 22-story steel-framed hotel building with 825 rooms. It had a roof height of 73.7 m (242 ft) and was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Its structural engineer was Leslie E. Robertson Associates with Tishman Construction serving as the main contractor. Construction began in 1979. It opened in July 1981 as the Vista International Hotel and was located at 3 World Trade Center in New York City.

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