2 World Trade Center
Overview: 2 World Trade Center
2 World Trade Center is the capstone in the redevelopment of the World Trade Center and the final component of the revitalization of Lower Manhattan. Located at 200 Greenwich Street and bounded by Church Street to the east, Vesey Street to the north and Fulton Street to the south, the tower will rise to 1,340 feet, respectfully framing the 9/11 Memorial Park alongside One WTC, 3 WTC and 4 WTC.
Designed BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, the design of 2 WTC is derived from its urban context at the meeting point between two very different neighborhoods: the Financial District with its modernist skyscrapers and TriBeCa with its lofts and roof gardens. The design combines the unique qualities of each, melding high-rise with low-rise and modern with historical. From the 9/11 Memorial, the building appears as a tall and slender tower just as its three neighboring towers, while the view from TriBeCa is of a series of stepped green terraces. The building is aligned along the axis of World Trade Center Master Planner Daniel Libeskind’s ‘Wedge of Light’ plaza to preserve the views to St. Paul’s Chapel from the Memorial park.
The 81-story building will be leased by Silverstein Properties to commercial office tenants. The volumes of varying sizes and depths are stacked on top of each other from the largest at the base to the smallest towards the top. The stacking creates 38,000 square feet (3,530 sm) of outdoor terraces full of lush greenery and unprecedented views of the surrounding cityscape, extending life and social interaction outdoors. The modernist skyscraper and the contemporary interpretation of the pre-modern setback merge in a new hybrid and an exciting addition to the NYC skyline.
The base of the building utilizes the maximum area of the site over multiple levels. The 38,000 square feet (3,530 sm) lobby is connected to the WTC transit hub, providing direct access to 11 subway lines and PATH trains. A public plaza at the foot of the building and access to 350,000 square feet (32,516 sm) of shopping and restaurants in the adjacent transportation hub and concourses will ensure life and activity in and around the new World Trade Center.
The new building will provide the physical environment for collaboration and idea sharing through the internal mix of open workplaces, amenities and informal meeting spaces. Large stairwells between the floors form cascading double-height communal spaces throughout the headquarters. These continuous spaces enhance connectivity between different departments and amenities, which include basketball courts, a running track, a cafeteria and screening rooms. The amenity floors are located so they can feed directly out onto the roof top parks.
200 Greenwich Street, New York, New York 10007
Bjarke Ingels Group
80+ Stories / 1270 feet
2.8 million square feet
Floors 84-90 ~39,000 rsf
Floors 72-83 ~44,000 rsf
Floors 58 & 60-71 ~48,000 rsf
Floors 43-57 ~51,000 rsf
Floors 20-27 & 42 ~56,000 rsf
Floors 14-19 ~76,000 rsf
38,000 square feet (3,530 sm), 40 feet tall
13'6" slab to slab
HVAC: condenser water system with 24/7 capacity
High-speed destination dispatch system
Access to multiple passenger cars per floor
Lobby desk attended by security personnel 24/7
Access via turnstiles and ID card system
Security cameras throughout
Floor to ceiling glass
The World Trade Center features direct building access to over 150 shops and restaurants including Eataly, Apple, Épicerie Boulud, Beer Table and Tiffany's. Home to over 60,000 families, Downtown has become New York's hottest live-work neighborhood. The city's top restaurants, bars, hotels and shops - as well as schools, apartment buildings and parks - are all within one square mile.
The World Trade Center offers modern, direct, weather-protected access to 11 subway lines and the New Jersey-bound PATH trains. Ferries and water taxis to New Jersey & Staten Island as well as a multitude of bus lines are also just steps away. Two new train stations - the WTC Transportation Hub and the MTA Fulton Transit Center make coming and going fast and convenient.
2 WTC will offer its tenants state-of-the-art infrastructure powered by industry leading service providers.
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