A close-up view of the Oculus. It continues to grow. Photo taken on 9-05-13.

A panoramic view of Ground Zero. Taken from a building on Church Street. Photo taken on 9-05-13.

The View from Church Street. Photo taken on 9-05-13.

The two sides of the Oculus will meet in the niddle. Photo taken on 9-05-13.

A welder at work Photo taken on 9-05-13.

Sparks from a welders torch fly, as work continues on the Oculus. Photo taken on 9-05-13.

The sections of the Oculus look like Airplane wings. Photo taken on 9-05-13.

The view of 3 WTC. Photo taken on 9-05-13.

The ground level view of the Oculus from Church Street Photo taken on 9-05-13.

The view of the Oculus from Vesey Street. Photo taken on 9-05-13.

Equipment is being lowered from the top of One WTC. Photo taken on 9-05-13.

The view of One WTC from Vesey Street. Photo taken on 9-05-13.

Glass is being added to the lower east side of One WTC . Photo taken on 9-05-13.

The view from Vesey Street, next to the PATH Station. Photo taken on 9-05-13.

The lower sections of the South-East part of One WTC are awaiting their windows. Photo taken on 9-05-13.

The view of One WTC from West Street Photo taken on 9-05-13.

The North bridge over West Street connects the World Trade Center to the Financial Center. Photo taken on 9-05-13.

The View of Ground Zero from Church Street on the 12th Anniversary of 9/11/01. Photo taken on 9-11-13.

A panoramic view from the 5th floor of a building on Church street. Photo taken on 9-11-13.

The Oculus is growing. Photo taken on 9-11-13.

Both ends of the Oculus will meet in the middle. Photo taken on 9-11-13.

A view of the rear of the Oculus from Vesey street. Photo taken on 9-11-13.

Ladder 10's new rig. Photo taken on 9-11-13.

A PAPD Emergency Service Truck at Ground Zero. Photo taken on 9-11-13.

The Freedom Tower from Vesey Street near the PATH Station. Photo taken on 9-11-13.

There was numerous press at Ground Zero for the Memorial Service. Photo taken on 9-11-13.

The Memorial wall at the quarters of Engine10 and Ladder 10. Photo taken on 9-11-13.

American Flags at the Memorial Wall. Photo taken on 9-11-13.

The top of the Freedom Tower. Photo taken on 9-11-13.

A crane is mounted on top of the Freedom Tower. Photo taken on 9-11-13.

The Tribute in Lights for the rememberance of the Twin Towers. Photo taken on 9-11-13.

The spotlights were set up on top of a parking garage near the Manhattan side of the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel. Photo taken on 9-11-13.

The Tribute of lights. Photo taken on 9-11-13.

A wide angle lens gives this image an unusual perspective. Photo taken on 9-11-13.

The Tribute in Lights from the Manhattan side of the Brooklyn Bridge. Photo taken on 9-11-13.

Early morning view of the Freedom Tower from Albany & Greenwich Streets. Photo taken on 9-15-13.

A morning prayer before the 2 day bike ride to Montaulk. Photo taken on 9-15-13.

FedEx supports the Bike ride. Photo taken on 9-15-13.

Engine 343 an old Mack, is parked near the Memorial wall. Photo taken on 9-15-13.

The view from above the Oculus. Photo taken on 9-15-13.

The Oculus from above. Photo taken on 9-15-13.

The Freedom Tower from Church Street. Photo taken on 9-15-13.

Number 3 WTC and the 9/11 Memorial. Photo taken on 9-15-13.

The Oculus up-close from above. Photo taken on 9-15-13.

One of the many cranes at the WTC complex. Photo taken on 9-15-13.

The Freedom tower above 3 WTC. Photo taken on 9-15-13.

The reflection of the Freedom Tower can be seen on 3 WTC. Photo taken on 9-15-13.

Looking North from Albany Street. Photo taken on 9-15-13.

Old Engine 343. Photo taken on 9-15-13.

The Oculus before the start of the workday. Photo taken on 9-20-13.

Sparks fly from a welders torch on the Oculus. Photo taken on 9-20-13.

Another welder is grinding the Oculus. Photo taken on 9-20-13.

Number 3 WTC from Church Street. Photo taken on 9-20-13.

One WTC from Church Street. Photo taken on 9-20-13.

One WTC from Vesey Street near the Path train Station. Photo taken on 9-20-13.

One WTC from the front of the PATH Train Station. Photo taken on 9-20-13.

A crane lifts a largr part of the Oculus that is being installed today. Photo taken on 9-20-13.

This section of the Oculus is being moved into place. Photo taken on 9-20-13.

It is being lowered into place. Photo taken on 9-20-13.

After this section is lowered it will be secured in place by Iron Workers. Photo taken on 9-20-13.

This Column is for Number 3 WTC. Photo taken on 9-20-13.

A view of One WTC from East Broadway. Photo taken on 10-03-13.

The old and the new. Photo taken from Chinatown. Photo taken on 10-03-13.

One WTC from Vesey Street. Photo taken on 10-03-13.

The view from Church Street. Photo taken on 10-03-13.

Trailers and equipment have been moved from this location next to Vesey Street. Construction on the new Arts Center will begin soon. Photo taken on 10-03-13.

More steel has been added to the Oculus. Photo taken on 10-03-13.

A welder is working on the Oculus. Photo taken on 10-03-13.

The front and rear of the Oculus, both ends will meet in the middle. Photo taken on 10-03-13.

A truck is delivering supplies to the site. Photo taken on 10-03-13.

Work continues on 3 World Trade Center. Photo taken on 10-03-13.

A crane just lowered a wing on to the Oculus. Photo taken on 10-03-13.

These parts of the Oculus are waiting to be installed. Photo taken on 10-03-13.

The crosswalk on Vesey Street has been reopened, soon the overpass bridge crossing Vesey Street will be taken down. Photo taken on 10-03-13.

One WTC a/k/a The Freedom Tower as seen from Vesey Street next to the PATH Train Station. Photo taken on 10-14-13.

The View of Ground Zero from Church Street. Photo taken on 10-14-13.

Work continues on the Oculus from both ends. Soon both sides will meet in the middle. Photo taken on 10-14-13.

A Welder is secured to the Oculus for safety. Photo taken on 10-14-13.

Sparks fly as the Welder works on the Oculus. Photo taken on 10-14-13.

These sections of the Oculus are being prepared for installation. Photo taken on 10-14-13.

Glass is being installed on the lower parts of One WTC. Photo taken on 10-14-13.

The crosswalk on Vesey Street has been reopened, soon the overpass bridge crossing Vesey Street will be taken down. Photo taken on 10-14-13.

The bridge over West Street is now closed. Photo taken on 10-14-13.

The view of One WTC from Across West & Vesey Streets. Photo taken on 10-14-13.

A Crane is lifting up and moving a large section of the Oculus into position for installation. Photo taken on 10-19-13.

Workers adjust the chains and rigging while the section is in the upright position. Photo taken on 10-19-13.

Workers are checking the base of the section of the Oculus before it's installation. Photo taken on 10-19-13.

Adjusting the rope. Photo taken on 10-19-13.

The section is being moved into place. Photo taken on 10-19-13.

Photo taken on 10-19-13.

The section is being lowered into place. Photo taken on 10-19-13.

Iron workers using chains and pulleys, are putting the section into place. Photo taken on 10-19-13.

Adjusting the chains. Photo taken on 10-19-13.

The view of the Oculus from Church Street. Photo taken on 10-19-13.

The view of One WTC from Vesey Street. Photo taken on 10-19-13.

Windows are being installed on the lower east and west side of One WTC. Photo taken on 10-19-13.

Rumor has it that construction on Number Three WTC will be completed. Photo taken on 10-19-13.

The view of the Oculus and Ground Zero from Across Church Street. You can see both the front and rear of the Oculus. As work continues they will get closer to one another until they meet in the middle. Photo taken on 10-19-13.

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