Work on the Oculus continues as more rafters are installed. Photo taken on 7-06-14

A close-up view of the rafters on the west side of the Oculus. Photo taken on 7-06-14

A wide angle view taken from Church Street. Photo taken on 7-06-14

The top of One World Trade Center. Photo taken on 7-06-14

A close-up view of the Spire on top of One World Trade Center. The sun is reflecting on the top of the Spire. Photo taken on 7-06-14

Number Three World Trade Center is waiting for more floors to be added. Photo taken on 7-06-14

Welders continue to weld parts of the Oculus together. Photo taken on 7-17-14.

Sparks fly as the welding continues. Photo taken on 7-17-14.

The view of the Oculus from Church Street. Photo taken on 7-17-14.

The view of the Oculus from the Hilton Hotel on Church Street. 7-17-14.

A close-up view the Oculus from Church Street. Photo taken on 7-17-14.

Numerous manlifts are being used by Iron workers. Photo taken on 7-17-14.

The view of the Oculus and One WTC from Church Street. Photo taken on 7-17-14.

The Oculus is starting to take shape as more rafters are added. Photo taken on 7-17-14.

The view of the Oculus from the Church Street side of the complex. Photo taken on 7-17-14.

The view of the Oculus from Vesey Street near the PATH station The Oculus continues to grow. Photo taken on 7-19-14.

One WTC rises high in the sky. Photo taken on 7-19-14.

Numbe Three WTC is waiting for revenue, so it can be completed . Photo taken on 7-19-14.

A welder is working on the Oculus. Photo taken on 7-19-14.

Workers are adding a section of steel to a rafter. Photo taken on 7-19-14.

This rafter has to be moved into position for installation. Photo taken on 7-19-14.

A rafter is being raised by a crane for it's installation onto the Oculus. Photo taken on 7-19-14.

Going Up! Photo taken on 7-19-14.

A worker on the ground uses a guide rope to steer the rafter into place. Photo taken on 7-19-14.

The rafter is being moved into place. Photo taken on 7-19-14.

Iron workers using guide-lines on each side of the rafter are getting the rafter into position so it can be attached to the Oculus. Photo taken on 7-19-14.

One World trade Center against the beautiful blue sky. Today was Picture perfect weather. Photo taken on 7-25-14..

Work on the Oculus continues. Photo taken on 7-25-14.

Rafters that look like wings are still being added. Photo taken on 7-25-14.

A crane lifts up a brace to to the Oculus that will support the next rafter that is brought up. Photo taken on 7-25-14.

Iron workers are guideing the brace into place. Photo taken on 7-25-14.

It's a dangerous job. Photo taken on 7-25-14.

The view from Vesey street. Photo taken on 7-25-14.

These rafters are waiting to be prepped before they are brought up and installed onto the Oculus. Photo taken on 7-25-14.

An Iron worker is preparing the rafter before installation. Photo taken on 7-25-14.

A welder is working on the Oculus. Photo taken on 7-25-14.

A crane is bringing up a platform. Photo taken on 7-25-14.

The platform is being installed by iron workers. Photo taken on 7-25-14.

Work is continuing on 3 World Trade Center. Photo taken on 7-25-14.

This is number Two World trade Center. When addition funding is availabe, construction will continue. Photo taken on 7-25-14.

The new Fulton-Center Transportation terminal is now open for access to the subway. Soon reatail shops will open. Photo taken on 7-25-14.

The Oculus in front of One world Trade Center in the morning. Photo taken on 7-29-14.

The view of Ground Zero from the 55th floor of a building on Church Street. Photo taken on 7-29-14.

A birdseye view of the Oculus. Photo taken on 7-29-14.

A rafter is resting on the ground (in the left side of the image) awaitng installation. Photo taken on 7-29-14.

Numerous "man-lifts" are used for transportation and working platforms to and from the Oculus. Photo taken on 7-29-14.

An Iron workers is working on a rafter. Photo taken on 7-29-14.

One World trade Center is reflected on Four World Trade Center. Photo taken on 7-29-14.

An Iron workers is adjusting the chains that are used in the installation of the rafter. Photo taken on 7-29-14.

A crane is bringing up a rafter to the Oculus. Photo taken on 7-29-14.

The rafter is being brought into position for it's installation. Photo taken on 7-29-14.

The rafter is being lowered into position. Photo taken on 7-29-14.

Iron workers are moving the rafter into place. Photo taken on 7-29-14.

The fence that enclosed Four World trade Center from Church Street has been removed. Photo taken on 7-29-14.

This image was taken from the 9/11 Memorial looking east, towards Church Street. Photo taken on 7-29-14.

The early morning light shines on the East River. Photo taken on 8-01-14.

The Manhattan Bridge and One WTC. Photo taken on 8-01-14.

Next up, The Brooklyn Bridge. Photo taken on 8-01-14.

Approaching Wall Street in Lower Manhattan. Photo taken on 8-01-14.

The Oculus at Ground Zero in the morning. Photo taken on 8-01-14.

The view from Greenwich Street. Photo taken on 8-01-14.

The contrast of the light and dark Steel sections of the Oculus. Photo taken on 8-01-14.

Iron Workers are welding and smoothing parts of the Oculus. Photo taken on 8-01-14.

A work platform is being installed onto a rafter on the South side of the Oculus. Photo taken on 8-01-14.

Workers are guiding the platform into place. Photo taken on 8-01-14.

The platform now sits on a rafter. Photo taken on 8-01-14.

Iron Workers are preparing the Oculus for another Rafter that will be installed later today. Photo taken on 8-01-14.

Workers are getting ready for the rafter, which is being brought up by crane. Photo taken on 8-01-14.

A crane is lifting up the rafter to the north side of the Oculus. Photo taken on 8-01-14.

The crane is getting the rafter into position. Photo taken on 8-01-14.

Workers have to guide the Rafter in place. Photo taken on 8-01-14.

An Iron Worker is communicating directly with the crane operator via landline. Photo taken on 8-01-14.

The rafter is in place on the Oculus. Photo taken on 8-01-14.

Iron workers are preparing these rafters before thay are brought up and installed in the next couple of weeks. Photo taken on 8-01-14.

Iron workers are welding two parts of a rafter together to create the largest rafter. This rafter will be the last section to be installed. Photo taken on 8-01-14.

A rafter is being lifted into place to be set in the south side of the Oculus. Photo taken on 8-09-14.

Iron workers ahave to guide the rafter into place. Photo taken on 8-09-14.

The crane is slowly lowering the rafter into place. Photo taken on 8-09-14.

An Iron workers is grinding a part of the Oculus. Photo taken on 8-09-14.

An early morning reflection of One World Trade Center onto Four World Trade Center. Photo taken on 8-11-14.

An Iron worker is getting the next section ready for the rafter which will be brought up and set after lunch. Photo taken on 8-11-14.

A crane is bringing a large rafter around from the south side to the north side for installation. Photo taken on 8-11-14.

The rafter is being guided into place. Photo taken on 8-11-14.

Iron workers have to match up the two Circular parts on the base of the rafter with the two Circular parts on the Oculus. Photo taken on 8-11-14.

The rafter and the Oculus are being connected. Photo taken on 8-11-14.

The Oculus at Ground Zero. Photo taken on 8-15-14.

The Oculus as seen from Church Street. Photo taken on 8-15-14.

This is how the cranes get gassed up. Photo taken on 8-15-14.

A Rafter is going up for installation to the Oculus. Photo taken on 8-15-14.

The crane is bringing this Rafter to the South Side of the Oculus. Photo taken on 8-15-14.

The rafter is being lifted over the North side of the Oculus. Photo taken on 8-15-14.

The Rafter is being moved into place. Photo taken on 8-15-14.

The photo was taken from 7 WTC. Photo taken on 8-15-14.

A large Rafter is being lifted by crane. It is the next Rafter to be installed on the North section of the Oculus. This photo was taken from the Vesey Street side of the complex next to the PATH train Station. Photo taken on 8-15-14.

Watching this large Rafter being lifted by crane is amazing. Photo taken on 8-15-14.

The rafter is moving into position. Photo taken on 8-15-14.

The rafter is being lined up to fit into the Oculus. Photo taken on 8-15-14.

The Church Street side of 4 WTC. The fence on Church Street has been removed. Photo taken on 8-15-14.

Tower Ladder One is driving by the site. Photo taken on 8-15-14.

Work is continuing on the Liberty Street side of the Complex. Photo taken on 8-15-14.

Greenwich Street is closed for major road work. The sidewalk next to the 9/11 Memorial Wall by Engine & Ladder 10 is still open. Photo taken on 8-15-14.

Pipes and other things are being replaced under Greenwich Street. Photo taken on 8-15-14.

After obtaining financing work on 3 WTC is continuing. Photo taken on 8-15-14.

The early morning view of the complex taken from Church Street. Photo taken on 8-23-14.

The Oculus at Ground Zero. Photo taken on 8-23-14.

Iron Workers are welding on the South part of the Oculus. Photo taken on 8-23-14.

A crane is bringing up a bracket to the Oculus for installation. Photo taken on 8-23-14.

Iron Workers are working to secure the connection of the top part of the rafters. Photo taken on 8-23-14.

This is number Three World Trade Center. After obtaing financing, construction is resuming. Photo taken on 8-23-14.

This is a reflection of One WTC on Four World Trade Center. Photo taken on 8-23-14.

Iron Workers are mounting the brackets to the Oculus. Photo taken on 8-23-14.

The view of the Oculus from the 9/11 Memorial. Photo taken on 8-23-14.

Sidewalks are being installed on the West Street side of One WTC. Photo taken on 8-23-14.

An early morning view of the Oculus. Photo taken on 8-24-14.

A crane is getting setup that will bring up steel. Photo taken on 8-23-14.

The view from the W Hotel looking North. Photo taken on 8-23-14.

The pround American Flag is swinging in front the WTC Complex Photo wastaven from Church Street . Photo taken on 8-23-14.

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