They broke ground in 2006. Six years later, One World Trade is the tallest building in New York City.
The structure sits on the site of the original World Trade Center. After six years of work, the new building officially surpassed the Empire State Building yesterday to become the tallest in New York City.
There is a spectacular time lapse video beaming around the internet, showing the new structure's growth from the ground up. Check it out below (h/t Chicago Tribune).....Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times