What companies worked in the Twin Towers?

2 World Trade Center (South Tower) included Verizon, the New York Stock Exchange, Morgan Stanley, Xerox Corporation, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Aon Corporation, and Fiduciary Trust Company International. 5 World Trade Center included Credit Suisse First Boston and Morgan Stanley.

What kind of architecture were the Twin Towers?

gothic-style arches
In designing the 110-story twin towers of the World Trade Center, Yamasaki included gothic-style arches that became a recurring motif in his work throughout the 1960s and ’70s.

What contractor built the twin towers?

Tishman Realty & Construction Company
Tishman Realty & Construction Company was the general contractor on the World Trade Center project.

What metal did they use to build the Twin Towers?

The WTC was primarily a lightweight steel structure; however, its 244 perimeter columns made it “one of the most redundant and one of the most resilient” skyscrapers.

What companies were on the top floors of the Twin Towers?

2 World Trade Center was destroyed along with the North Tower (1 World Trade Center) in the September 11 attacks….Tenants.

Floor # Companies Business
99 AON Corporation Insurance
98 AON Corporation Insurance
97 Fiduciary Trust Company International Banks/Financial
96 Fiduciary Trust Company International Banks/Financial

What made the twin towers unique?

The twin towers were built as a steel tubular structural system that differed radically from other structures of that time. The exterior walls were built of closely spaced steel columns to perform as load bearing walls and the interior columns were located only in the core area containing the elevators.

Where did all the steel from WTC go?

Shortly after the attacks, New York City sold 175,000 tons of World Trade Center steel scrap to be made into something else. Some went to cities in the United States; about 60,000 tons went to companies in China, India, and South Korea.

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