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Three to four million people are expected to come to One World Observatory during the first year. Three to four million people are expected to come to One World Observatory during the first year.

(CBS News) -- Three to four million people are expected to come to One World Observatory during the first year. While the views are the stars of the show, designers have added other attractions, reports CBS News correspondent Anthony Mason.

Every trip to the top of the One World Trade Center starts with a step back in time.

The ride to the 102nd floor is a visual history lesson. Visitors see New York City's transformation from wetland wilderness to modern metropolis.

The man behind it all is David Checketts. He used to run Madison Square Garden but is now the CEO of Legends, the company that operates One World Observatory.

“This is the fastest elevator in the world,” Checketts said.”This is 47 seconds from the bottom to the top. Now you'll notice over here the building is being built around you. And then all of a sudden we're at the top.”

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