Welcome to the World Trade Center Project website. Here, you can find out about the history and controversy surrounding the World Trade Center and its construction, as well as its impact on the neighboring Lower Manhattan community and its population.

The World Trade Center was not just a magnificent structure, but a representation of New York City itself. It represented the pride and glamour of the city and its residents. Its tragic end left New Yorkers with aching souls, but it did not damage their spirits–instead, the tragedy only brought the people closer together, and the sense of New York community soared in the midst of pain.



World Trade Center timeline (brief overview of the history):