Watch the Rebirth of the World Trade Center in Time-Lapse Videos

Multiple webcams documentrf the construction of the new World Trade Center tower between February 2010 and September 2012. 

EarthCam, a network of streaming live webcams around the planet, documented the construction of the One World Trade Center tower between February 2010 and September 2012 from multiple angles, by day and by night. The skyscraper is now the tallest building in New York City. Want to see what the top of the tower looks like right now? Check out the live stream here.

Last year, the 9/11 Memorial and Museum released a time-lapse video tracing the progress of construction from 2004 to 2011, below:

 

For beautiful high-resolution photographs of the construction site, don't miss Alan Taylor's In Focus gallery about One World Trade Center. 

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Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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