New Photos of the WTC Reconstruction, September 2010

Criss-crossing cranes at the WTC site create an X in the afternoon sky
One World Trade Center/Freedom Tower superstructure is now up to 36 stories, roughly 1/3 completed. It should open for business by the end of 2013.

a crane helping to build the Freedom Tower's superstructure

For more information on the mega-crane used to erect the Freedom Tower’s 70-ton “jumbo” steel columns that support the perimeter, click this interview with Quentin Brathwaite, the Port Authority’s assistant director of WTC Construction.

These photos thanks to friend Aaron Auslender; he took them on the way to visit me near-by.