Though the towers didn't collapse on to WFC 1 or the Winter Garden, the imploding
debris did much damage. The Winter Garden's glass roof was demolished and dust and debris blew into this space injuring the
majestic palm trees. There are plans to rebuild this space, but as all things change, its original splendor will be hard to
The World Financial center is undamaged except for broken windows
and some cracked facades. However, its vitality came from people moving about, shopping, enjoying the view of the Hudson River.
It will be a long time before the street level stores can be reopened because they took the heaviest damage of the dust cloud.