Watch the New World Trade Center Being Built

A time-lapse video shows the construction of the new Manhattan skyscraper.

The tragic events of 9/11 left a void in the New York City skyline, but after 12 years, the building that will take the place of the twin towers , One World Trade Center, is nearing completion.

From October 2004 until September 2013, EarthCam created a commemorative time-lapse that chronicled the rise of the new skyscraper. At 104 stories and a staggering height of 1,776 feet, One World Trade Center is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.

EarthCam specializes in webcam content and technology services. To see more time-lapse videos or watch live webcam video of sites from Hawaii to Turkey, visit their website, earthcam.com.

Paul Rosenfeld writes and produces for Atlantic Video. His work has also appeared on The Daily Beast and CNN.com.

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