Marriott World Trade Center
The Marriott World Trade Center was a 22-story steel-framed hotel building with 825 rooms. It opened in July 1981 as the Vista International Hotel and was located at 3 World Trade Center in Manhattan, New York City, with the World Trade Center complex.
|Marriott World Trade Center|
The Marriott World Trade Center (bottom) below the Twin Towers.
|Location||3 World Trade Center, Manhattan, New York City, New York|
|Construction started||March 1979|
|Completed||April 1, 1981|
|Opening||July 1, 1981|
|Destroyed||September 11, 2001|
|Management||Host Marriott Corporation|
|Roof||73.7 m (242 ft)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Skidmore, Owings and Merrill|
|Developer||Port Authority of New York and New Jersey|
|Structural engineer||Leslie E. Robertson Associates|
|Main contractor||Tishman Construction|
The hotel was destroyed as a result of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, after the collapse of the Twin Towers. The hotel was not replaced as part of the new World Trade Center complex, but will rather share its name with the new office tower.
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