Ground Zero Buildings

A number of buildings in Manhattan sustained structural damage from the collapse of the World Trade Center. Some of those buildings were historic sites. Engineers are working with mountain climbers, who rappel down the buildings to determine the extent of the damage. Jon Kalish reports. (4:50) Check out more NPR News coverage of America Reflects, Six Months After Sept. 11.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.