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Southwest corner of 6 WTC following September 11, 2001.
NOAA aerial image following the September 11, 2001 attacks. North is approximately upper right on the image.
6 WTC, upper left corner.

Six World Trade Center was the U.S. Customs House: a 537,693-square-foot (49,953-m²), 9-story building in Lower Manhattan, New York City, part of the World Trade Center. Construction finished in 1975. It was destroyed on September 11, 2001, from the collapse of 1 World Trade Center and 2 World Trade Center.

Debris from the North tower fell on and around 6 WTC, digging a deep crater into the building's basement. The building's ruins were demolished to make way for reconstruction. AMEC Construction handled the demolition,[1] in which the building was weakened and then pulled down with cables. There is no clear 6 World Trade Center in the new World Trade Center masterplan, although either 99 Church Street Tower or Goldman Sachs may be named 6 WTC in the future.

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  1. ^ The New York Times. A Nation Challenged: The Site. October 13, 2001.

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Coordinates: 40°42′46″N 74°00′48″W / 40.7129°N 74.0132°W / 40.7129; -74.0132

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