wtc to be rebuilt

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    NEW YORK (CNN) -- Daniel Libeskind, the son of Holocaust survivors whose first sighting of the United States was the Statue of Liberty, has been chosen to be the lead architect for rebuilding on the World Trade Center site, sources familiar with the decision confirmed Wednesday.

    Libeskind's proposal featured a tower 1,776 feet tall, symbolic for the year of American independence, that would demonstrate "the durability of democracy," while the top floors would be filled with indoor gardens as a "confirmation of life." The tower would be the world's tallest.
 
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