is a site for various buildings inLowerManhattan,New York City ,UnitedStates. The original World TradeCenter was a complex of sevenbuildings. It featured landmark twintowers, which opened on April 4, 1973and were destroyed in theSeptember11 attacksof 2001. The other buildingsin the complex were damaged in theattacks and eventually destroyed.
The complex was designed in the early 1960s by Minoru Yamasakiand Associates of Troy, Michigan, and Emery Roth and Sons of New YorkThe North Tower was completedin December 1972 and the South Tower was finished in July 1973.