New Elevated Park Opens at One World Trade Center

What to Know

  • The 750-people capacity park contains a 336-foot-long vertical garden
  • It will give people a place to overlook the National September 11 Memorial Plaza and One World Trade Center
  • The elevated park is lower Manhattan's first

A new elevated park opens Wednesday at the World Trade Center with a 25-foot-high vertical garden and a sapling from a tree that grew outside of Anne Frank's house in Amsterdam. 

Liberty Park is above Liberty Street on the World Trade Center site. It is a smaller scale version of the iconic High Line with a beautiful view of the Freedom Tower. 

The 750-people capacity park contains a 336-foot-long vertical garden called a "living wall." The wall is built with 826 panels filled with 22,356 plants of six different varieties.

It is home to the American Response Statue which pays tribute to 9/11 responders.

Lower Manhattan’s first elevated park contains a sapling from the original Anne Frank horse chestnut tree that grew outside Frank's Netherlands home.

It will provide workers, residents and tourists a great place to catch up with friends with a great view of the city. 

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