Six World Trade Center

former building in New York City

Six World Trade Center was an eight-story building in Lower Manhattan, New York City. It was part of the original World Trade Center complex of buildings. It was opened in 1973. It served as the U.S. Customs House for 28 years.

Six World Trade Center
Southwest corner of Six World Trade Center after the September 11 attacks
Alternative names6 WTC
General information
Architectural styleModern
LocationLower Manhattan
Town or cityNew York City
CountryUnited States
Coordinates40°42′46.44″N 74°0′47.52″W / 40.7129000°N 74.0132000°W / 40.7129000; -74.0132000
Current tenantsList
Construction startedc. 1970
CompletedApril 4, 1973
DemolishedDecember 2001
OwnerPort Authority of New York and New Jersey
Height93.28 ft (28 m)
Technical details
Floor count8
Floor area537,693 sq ft (49,953 m2)
Design and construction
ArchitectYamasaki & Associates
Emery Roth & Sons
Structural engineerLeslie E. Robertson Associates
Main contractorTishman Construction

On September 11, 2001, the building was badly damaged from the fall of the North Tower (WTC 1) of the World Trade Center during the 9/11 attacks. The building was demolished later that year.[1]


  1. The New York Times. "A Nation Challenged: The Site." October 13, 2001.

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