Bin Laden circa 1997–1998
Hudson Terminal (right) and the Singer Building (left) in 1909
New Amsterdam, centered in the eventual Lower Manhattan, in 1664, the year England took control and renamed it "New York"
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed after his capture in 2003
Preliminary site plans for the new World Trade Center
Fort George and the City of New York c. 1731. Royal Navy ships of the line are seen guarding what would become New York Harbor.
Map showing the attacks on the World Trade Center (Planes are not drawn to scale)
Inside the Oculus, leading to the Dey Street Concourse
Columbia University was founded by royal charter in 1754 under the name of King's College.
Diagram showing the attacks on the World Trade Center
Platform level
The Battle of Long Island, the largest battle of the American Revolution, took place in Brooklyn in 1776.
Flight paths of the four planes
The West Concourse
Broadway follows the Native American Wickquasgeck Trail through Manhattan.
Collapse of the towers as seen from across the Hudson River in New Jersey
Concourse above PATH tracks
The current 5 boroughs of Greater New York as they appeared in 1814. Bronx was in Westchester County, Queens County included modern Nassau County, Kings County had 6 towns, one of which was Brooklyn, New York City is shown by hatching in southern New York County on the island of Manhattan, and Richmond County on Staten Island.
The north face of Two World Trade Center (South Tower) immediately after being struck by United Airlines Flight 175
The ribs, as seen from outside the station at night
A construction worker atop the Empire State Building as it was being built in 1930. The Chrysler Building is behind him.
World Trade Center site (Ground Zero) with an overlay showing the original building locations
Workers open up the glass ceiling to make repairs
Manhattan's Little Italy, Lower East Side, circa 1900
Remains of 6, 7, and 1WTC
on September 17
Doorway between PATH and New York City Subway stations, including the back of the preserved door from 9/11 with the words "MATF 1 / 9 13" spray-painted on it. This was a message from Urban Search and Rescue Massachusetts Task Force 1 of Beverly, Massachusetts, who searched the World Trade Center site on September 13, 2001
The Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, a designated U.S. National Historic Landmark and National Monument, as the site of the June 1969 Stonewall riots and the cradle of the modern gay rights movement
Aerial view of the Pentagon
Oculus during Pride Month
United Airlines Flight 175 hits the South Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
Satellite view of New York City on September 12, photographed by the Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) camera aboard Landsat 7.
The core of the New York City metropolitan area, with Manhattan Island at its center
A portion of the World Trade Center bathtub at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum
Search and rescue teams inspect the wreckage at Ground Zero on September 13
Lower and Midtown Manhattan, as seen by a SkySat satellite in 2017
President George W. Bush is briefed in Sarasota, Florida, where he learned of the attacks unfolding while he was visiting an elementary school.
Central Park in Winter by Raymond Speers, in Munsey's Magazine, February 1900
Vladimir Putin (right) and his then-wife Lyudmila Putina (center) on November 16
Flushing Meadows–Corona Park was used in both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fair, with the Unisphere as the centerpiece of the latter and which remains today.
U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan
The Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island in New York Harbor is a symbol of the United States and its ideals of freedom, democracy, and opportunity.
Survivors covered in dust after the collapse of the towers
View of The Pond and Midtown Manhattan from the Gapstow Bridge in Central Park, one of the world's most visited tourist attractions, in 2019
U.S. deficit and debt increases 2001–2008
California sea lions play at the Bronx Zoo, the world's largest metropolitan zoo.
Alleged "extraordinary rendition" illegal flights of the CIA, as reported by Rzeczpospolita.
A map of racial distribution in New York, 2010 U.S. census. Each dot is 25 people:
Mohamed Atta, an Egyptian national, was the ringleader of the attacks.
The landmark Neo-Gothic Roman Catholic St. Patrick's Cathedral, Midtown Manhattan
The exterior support columns from the lower level of the South Tower remained standing after the building collapsed.
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish residents in Brooklyn. Brooklyn has the largest Jewish community in the United States, with approximately 600,000 individuals.
Rebuilt One World Trade Center nearing completion in July 2013
The Islamic Cultural Center of New York in Upper Manhattan was the first mosque built in New York City.
The United States flag flying at half-staff in New York City on September 11, 2014, the thirteenth anniversary of the attacks.
Ganesh Temple in Flushing, Queens, is the oldest Hindu temple in the Western Hemisphere.
The Tribute in Light on September 11, 2006, the fifth anniversary of the attacks
The New York Stock Exchange, by a significant margin the world's largest stock exchange per market capitalization of its listed companies, at US$23.1 trillion as of April 2018. Pictured is the exchange's building on Wall Street.
Fritz Koenig’s monumental sculpture The Sphere in its final location in Liberty Park
The Deutsche Bank Center as viewed from Central Park West
Times Square is the hub of the Broadway theater district and a media center. It also has one of the highest annual attendance rates of any tourist attraction in the world, estimated at 50 million.
The I Love New York logo, designed by Milton Glaser in 1977
Rockefeller Center is home to NBC Studios.
Times Square Studios, home of Good Morning America
Butler Library at Columbia University, described as one of the most beautiful college libraries in the United States
The Washington Square Arch, an unofficial icon of both New York University (NYU) and its Greenwich Village neighborhood
New York-Presbyterian Hospital, affiliated with Columbia University and Cornell University, the largest hospital and largest private employer in New York City and one of the world's busiest
The New York Police Department (NYPD) is the largest police force in the United States.
Police officers of New York Police Department (NYPD)
The Fire Department of New York (FDNY) is the largest municipal fire department in the United States.
The Stephen A. Schwarzman Headquarters Building of the New York Public Library, at 5th Avenue and 42nd Street
The fast-paced streets of New York City, January 2020
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, part of Museum Mile, is one of the largest museums in the world.
Smorgasburg opened in 2011 as an open-air food market and is part of the Brooklyn Flea.
As of 2012, the city had about 6,000 hybrid taxis (shown) in service, the largest number of any city in North America.
New York City Hall is the oldest City Hall in the United States that still houses its original governmental functions.
The New York County Courthouse houses the New York Supreme Court and other offices.
Eric Adams, the current and 110th Mayor of New York City
New York City is home to the two busiest train stations in the U.S., including Grand Central Terminal.
The New York City Subway is the world's largest rapid transit system by number of stations.
The Port Authority Bus Terminal, the world's busiest bus station, at 8th Avenue and 42nd Street
John F. Kennedy Airport in Queens, the busiest international air passenger gateway to the United States
The Staten Island Ferry shuttles commuters between Manhattan and Staten Island.
Yellow medallion taxicabs are widely recognized icons of the city.
8th Avenue, looking northward ("uptown"). Most streets and avenues in Manhattan's grid plan incorporate a one-way traffic configuration.
The George Washington Bridge, connecting Upper Manhattan (background) from Fort Lee, New Jersey across the Hudson River, is the world's busiest motor vehicle bridge.
The growing skyline of Long Island City, Queens (background),<ref>{{cite web|url=|title=NYC's Fastest-Growing Neighborhood Gets $180 Million Investment|first=Henry|last=Goldman|date=October 30, 2018|publisher=Bloomberg L.P|access-date=October 30, 2018}}</ref> facing the East River and Manhattan in May 2017
The Grand Concourse in the Bronx, foreground, with Manhattan in the background in February 2018
St. George, Staten Island as seen from the Staten Island Ferry, the world's busiest passenger-only ferry system, shuttling passengers between Manhattan and Staten Island
The Asia gate entrance to the Bronx Zoo, the world's largest metropolitan zoo.
The Spanish Harlem Orchestra. New York City is home to nearly 3 million Latino Americans, the largest Hispanic population of any city outside Latin America and Spain.
The Financial District of Lower Manhattan including Wall Street, the world's principal financial center

World Trade Center is a terminal station on the PATH system, within the World Trade Center complex in the Financial District of Manhattan, New York City.

- World Trade Center station (PATH)

The hijackers successfully crashed the first two planes into the North and South Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, and the third plane into the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia.

- September 11 attacks

Following the September 11, 2001 attacks, a temporary PATH station opened in 2003 while the World Trade Center complex was being rebuilt.

- World Trade Center station (PATH)

New York City suffered the bulk of the economic damage and largest loss of human life in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, attacks.

- New York City

The World Trade Center PATH station, which had opened on July 19, 1909, as the Hudson Terminal, was also destroyed in the attacks.

- New York City

The PATH train system's World Trade Center station was located under the complex.

- September 11 attacks

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World Trade Center (2001–present)

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The original World Trade Center in March 2001
Preliminary site plans for the World Trade Center's reconstruction. [ Comparison (background: pre-9/11, blue overlay: planned rebuild)].
Construction of the September 11 Memorial complex in December 2010
Rebuilding progress in April 2011, looking west from the transportation hub's site
Rebuilding progress in April 2014, looking east from the memorial
View across the south pool of the Memorial towards the adjacent Museum.
The portion of the Westfield World Trade Center inside the Oculus
The World Trade Center station's connection to the Cortlandt Street station
Construction on the Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center in June 2021
An aerial view of Liberty Park

The World Trade Center is a mostly completed complex of buildings in the Lower Manhattan neighborhood of New York City, U.S., replacing the original seven buildings on the same site that were destroyed in the September 11 attacks.

The site is being rebuilt with up to six new skyscrapers, four of which have been completed; a memorial and museum to those killed in the attacks; the elevated Liberty Park adjacent to the site, containing the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and the Vehicular Security Center; and a transportation hub.

One World Trade Center in 2017

One World Trade Center

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One World Trade Center in 2017
One World Trade Center in 2017
One World Trade Center in 2022
The first One World Trade Center under construction in May 1970
The original World Trade Center complex in March 2001; the original 1 WTC is the tower on the left with the spire
Lobby of Tower 1, looking south along the east side of the building, August 19, 2000
Underground damage from the 1993 bombing
One World Trade Center tower construction as of August 7, 2007
One World Trade Center construction in April 2013
Preliminary site plans for the World Trade Center's reconstruction. In orange are the new buildings (One World Trade Center is the square at upper left), and in blue is the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.
Entrance to the tower
One World Observatory
Height comparison of major skyscrapers in New York City, with One World Trade Center shown at far left. The North Tower of WTC was 1,727 ft (526.3 m)
When viewed from street level in proximity to the tower, One World Trade Center appears to ascend to a pyramid point.
Spire atop One World Trade Center
One World Trade Center and adjacent buildings at dusk
Seen at sunset; the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge is in the background
Daniel Libeskind won the 2002 competition to develop a master plan for the World Trade Center's redevelopment.
The original Twin Towers, {{circa|2000}}
One World Trade Center under construction behind the World Financial Center in June 2011.
One World Trade Center (to the left) and 4 World Trade Center under construction, as seen from a helicopter on April 30, 2012.
Manhattan from the observatory
Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan Bridge and 8 Spruce Street
World Trade Center station
56 Leonard Street from the 52nd Floor

One World Trade Center (also known as One World Trade, One WTC, and formerly Freedom Tower) is the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan, New York City.

The supertall structure has the same name as the North Tower of the original World Trade Center, which was destroyed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

The temporary PATH station was not to be removed until its official replacement, the World Trade Center Transportation Hub, was completed, blocking access to the planned loading area.

PATH (rail system)

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One of the original plans, with branches to the Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal (lower left) and the IRT Lexington Avenue Line at Astor Place (center)
Hudson tunnels shortly after their completion
Park Place Station in Newark was the H&MRR's terminus until the completion of Newark Penn Station in the late 1930s.
Historic tile work at current 14th street PATH station
The 19th Street station, abandoned since 1954
PATH train at Newark Penn Station, 1966
PATH arriving at Harrison, NJ in 1969
The completed World Trade Center Transportation Hub in April 2016
Newark Liberty Airport International Station, to which PATH service would be extended
SmartLink turnstiles at the WTC station accept both PATH SmartLink cards and MTA MetroCards.
The PA5 cars at Newark Penn Station
Interior of a PA5 car
View of the Dock Bridge, which is used by PATH but owned by Amtrak
View from the front of a Newark-bound train, 1997
Map of the PATH system (regular service)
Map of the PATH system (late-night hours and on weekends/holidays)
To-scale map of the PATH system

Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is a 13.8 mi rapid transit system in the northeastern New Jersey cities of Newark, Harrison, Jersey City, and Hoboken, as well as Lower and Midtown Manhattan in New York City.

In the 2000s and 2010s the system suffered considerably from disasters that affected the region, most notably the September 11 attacks and Hurricane Sandy.

As part of the World Trade Center's construction, the Port Authority decided to demolish the Hudson Terminal and construct a new World Trade Center Terminal on the site.