Watch the video that plays inside the lifts at the new World Trade Center building
The video as you ride up the lifts inside the new World Trade Center affords you a timelapse view of the changing New York skyline. You even get a glimpse of the doomed north tower:
The New York Times reports:
There would have been no way around Sept. 11, 2001, said David W. Checketts, the chairman and chief executive of Legends Hospitality, the company chosen by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in 2013 to operate the three-level observatory.
“The event is certainly a key part of history,” he said. “We did not think you could ignore it. Having it appear in the year it did and disappear in the year it did was the respectful way of addressing the fact that it was part of the landscape.” Two World Trade Center, the site of the original observatory, is also visible.
Spotter: New York Times