The pictures came out incredibly blue but that's not just due to the sky. I had just been shooting some video indoors with the same camera and had it on the incandescent setting. But, in a way, it ended up as an interesting, if unintentional, stylistic choice.
Though there is a new controversy over what it's official height will be, construction workers are getting very close to the top of the structure. The new WTC is set to top out next month. Yet already the new building has claimed its space in the downtown skyline, balancing out the lower end of the island while providing a new "due south" to help people get their bearings in the urban jungle of Manhattan.