Modern Woodcrafts, in Plainville since 1959, has been chosen by JRM Construction of New York to complete the millwork of the top three floors – the observation deck – of Freedom Tower in New York City; built on the former site of the World Trade Center.

Lisa Pelletier-Fekete, president of Modern Woodcrafts, said in a phone interview with The Citizen that planning started in January and will be completed in the spring.

According to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the observation deck is projected to draw to draw an estimated 3.8 million annual visitors to the top of the tallest structure in the Western Hemisphere.

Originally Published in The Plainville Citizen – October 16, 2014
By: Adam Stuhlman

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