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New York's tallest building
People sit on a bench in Exchange Place in Jersey City, N.J., on April 30 as construction continues on One World Trade Center in New York City.
Built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, One World Trade Center is now the city's tallest building. Construction workers added a beam that put the height just beyond 1,250 feet — higher than the observation deck at the Empire State Building.
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Iron worker Billy Geoghan climbs down an iron column autographed by people who were touched by the Sept. 11 tragedy after attaching beams on April 30 on the 100th story of One World Trade Center.
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Photos: One World Trade Center rises above the concrete jungle
Photo story: One World Trade Center is now the tallest building in New York City after reaching just beyond 1,250 feet, higher than the observation deck at the