Commuters walk through the Oculus of the partially opened World Trade Center Transportation Hub after nearly 12 years of construction on Monday in New York City. The grand structure was designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava at a cost of $4 billion in public money, almost $2 billion over budget. The hub offers connections to the PATH train connecting New York City and New Jersey.
Lightning strikes One World Trade Center in Manhattan as the sun sets behind the city after a summer storm in New York on Wednesday
A man walks through the 9/11 Empty Sky memorial at sunrise across from New York’s Lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey.
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Part of the World Trade Center stands inside the library as part of the tour that the public are able to see on the day the George W. Bush Presidential Library opens for the first time to the public on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.