Date: Jul 26, 2013
Press Release Number: 75-2013
Submit your best photo of America’s tallest building
Every day thousands of people from around the world come to Lower Manhattan and snap photos of One World Trade Center. From the first pouring of concrete to the first placement of steel beams, photos have catalogued the tower’s evolution into an engineering marvel and the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.
Steve Plate, Director of World Trade Center Construction
The Port Authority of NY & NJ
The Port Authority will announce details of how to participate in a social media amateur photo contest of One WTC.
Monday, July 29 / Press check-in at 7 a.m.
Meet at the northwest corner of West and Vesey streets. Mult box will be provided.
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where construction crews are building the iconic One World Trade Center, which is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the State of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.