Eerie Ground Zero Wailing --
New York residents kept awake by eerie howling
from new One World Trade Centre
Puzzled New Yorkers are reporting an eerie sound coming from the new
One World Trade Centre building.
A strange howling sound from the building is even keeping
local Tribeca residents up at night.
“I first heard this very eerie sound during Hurricane Sandy last year,
” Kenny Cummings told the Tribeca Citizen.
The building’s 104-storey Freedom Tower is 1776-feet high (541 metres), making it
the tallest building in the US. On top of the tower is a spire, which appears to be
the source of the disturbing sound as wind races through its lattice-like design.
Mr Cummings, who raced outside to record the scene on a video posted
to YouTube, said he has only heard the sound once since.
“At 3.15am Wednesday morning I awoke to the sound,” he said,
adding that the noise was “two tones” and went on for hours.
“I couldn’t be sure what it was at first, but after a moment I realised it
was the Trade Centre. Outside it was raining but the trees were calm.
I can only imagine at that height the weather is different. I’m sure all
of downtown hears this. It’s unmistakable and very chilling.”
The creepy, choral-like sound was first reported during Superstorm Sandy,
when the building was lashed with strong winds and rain, turning