Originally Posted by tonyo
The June 2007 issue of Esquire has the 4th installment of "The Rebuilding" series, this one named "The Steel". Not much new or interesting except this:
"The Port Authority, a billion over budget and panting hard to find a private-sector partner with deep pockets, has quietly renamed the thing. Hello, One World Trade Center. Farewell, Freedom Tower."
Don't believe the hype. This building has always
been One World Trade Center. It's still the Freedom Tower, yes, in name. Even the other
WTC towers won't be called what they really are (Freedom being WTC tower 1, Fosters being WTC tower 2, etc.)