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80-story 3 World Trade Center to open after years of delays

AP  |  New York 

An 80-story office building set to open at the will be the third completed at the site where the twin towers stood.

Tomorrow's ribbon-cutting for the 1,079-foot (329-meter) 3 marks a major step in the rebuilding of the site.

The new USD 2.7 billion building, designed by Pritzker Prize-winning Richard Rogers, is the fifth-tallest building in City.

Its 62-foot (19-meter) lobby faces the National Sept. 11 Museum. It consists of an 80-story tower straddling a 17-story "podium." Tenants will include the firm 3M and consultants McKinsey & Co.

Construction of the building was stalled for years by lack of financing and disputes between developer and the of and

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 00:50 IST