Vehicular Security Center
|Vehicular Security Center|
Rendering of the Vehicle Security Center and Liberty Park
Location within New York City
|Status||Complete, but not in use|
|Location||150 Liberty Street
Manhattan, New York City, United States 10048
($699 million in 2015 dollars)
|Owner||Port Authority of New York and New Jersey|
|Height||25 ft (7.6 m) (above street-level)|
|Rebuilding of the
World Trade Center
|2 – 7 WTC|
Vehicular Security Center
The World Trade Center Vehicle Security Center and Tour Bus Parking Facility, or simply the Vehicular Security Center (VSC) is a secure complex for truck delivery and underground parking at the World Trade Center site. The entrance to the VSC will be located at street-level along the southern-edge of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum on Liberty Street. The VSC will be connected via underground tunnels that feed the entire 16-acre (65,000 m2) WTC complex, linking the security checkpoint at its entrance with the buildings and services at the complex requiring vehicular services. Underground garages will provide parking for employees, visitors, and tour buses. The underground complex and the checkpoint is completed, but it has not yet opened due to the ongoing construction of the WTC. It will open once the surrounding construction of the WTC is finished.
Liberty Park, an elevated 1-acre (4,000 m2) park, will be located directly above the VSC. St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, which was destroyed during the September 11 attacks, will also be rebuilt in Liberty Park above the VSC.
Five World Trade Center was planned to be built adjacent to the southern edge of the VSC and Liberty Park on the site of the former Deutsche Bank Building. As of 2014, the Port Authority does not plan to proceed with construction of the building until tenants are found.
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