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 Building Freedom Tower -- The Journal 

Paperbacknovel contributor Dick Sheppard, who works in an office directly overlooking the World Trade Center site, hopes to track progress of the ascent of Freedom Tower, which at 1776 feet will be [more]

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Rebuilding the World Trade Center

September 2009 Installment of the Monthly Journal 

[Read the sidebar, Building Freedom Tower -- The Journal for introduction]

By Dick Sheppard

September, 2009 

The following is a picture story of the site in September 2009. For accompanying video coverage, click here (Overview from Above) or here (Street-level Walkaround). For last article providing full written coverage, please read the February 2009 installment here.

View looking west past the fruit stands on Broadway. On the other side of stands lies Broadway and behind that red artwork in Zuccotti Park, and behind that to right, World Financial Center (WFC) Building 2 and World Financial Building 3.

Taking a picture through Zuccotti Park, looking northwest from Broadway.

On Church Street looking southeast, at still-standing Deutsch Bank Building (shrouded in blue) and the cranes of Tower 4.

Looking directly West at Freedom Tower cranes.

New Goldman Sachs Tower in the background center, with NY Telephone building to its right, and then new 7 WTC. Freedom Tower cranes at center.

Looking down Vesey Street from Chaos Corner, at Freedom Tower base and cranes.

Freedom Tower base -- steel continues to rise and superstructure has been build around base.

Down the street looking east at new tower behind J&R. Woolworth Building is to left.

All pictures above were taken with a Casio Exlim EX-S10.

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