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Model: World Trade Center NYC

 

The American Architectural Foundation has donated the model of the World Trade Center to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center, to be opened in 2012.

“Architectural models are inherently fragile and challenging to maintain,” the museum’s chief curator, Jan S. Ramirez, said in a statement. “It is a double stroke of exceptional luck and far-sighted stewardship that this outstanding model has outlived the building complex it was created to forecast.”

“This model has the unparalleled capacity to help tell the first chapter of the World Trade Center story,” said Joseph C. Daniels, the president of the memorial and museum.

World Trade Center New York, Model by Minoru Yamasaki Associates
via: The New York Times


Thursday, January 15th, 2009


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One Response to
“Model: World Trade Center NYC”

  1. dave Says:

    I was working at an Underwriters Insurance company. A company that helped insure insurance companies basically. Well anyway, we still used typewriters to type out addresses on envelopes. I commented and mentioned how surprised I was that this letter was going from Los Angeles to New York and above the 90th floor or so to this insurance firm. I was laughed at and nobody cared. This was in 1999 I believe. This was after the 1993 incident, keep in mind. A russian coworker even laughed and said it was no big deal and mentioned he had gone up to the World Trade Center. There were no conspiracy theories and nobody really cared about the building back then. In fact to mention you went up there was a joke.

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