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Old Posted Feb 1, 2007, 11:17 AM
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Hopefully, the NWTC will reclaim the skies over Lower Manhattan and bring back the business, tourists and prosperity that the OWTC once had.
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There's just something about the Twin Towers. Don't get me wrong, the new World Trade Center isn't bad, but there's nothing that can replace the Twins, at least not in my eyes. I just regret that I was never able to see them in person. They may not have been the most astounding buildings architecture wise, but they will always have a place in my heart as my favorite buildings.


Just wait a few years, the new WTC will be bigger and better, than anyone will ever know. So as long as the Freedom Tower is enclosed all the way to the top, as opposed to the putrid farce that Liebeskind tried to pull off, the second time around.
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Old Posted Feb 22, 2007, 3:53 PM
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It will always hurt that I never saw the Twin Towers up close. I remember seeing a picture of them as a kid for the first time- it was love and recognition at the first sight. Some of you guys said you skateboarded there? I always wanted to get a good sparring partner and a pair of sparring swords, and stage one hell of a duel there in the plaza. Lightsabers such as the ones I've built recently would have been awesome Breezing through those magnificent cathedral-like lobbies in a long cloak would have been completely awesome- it would sure stand out from the suits and tourists!
I miss those towers so much that it hurts. And no freedom tower will heal that. I think of the political mess that the rebuilding process was, and it makes my blood boil all over again. No outdoor observation deck? How sad. Nothing beats standing on the roof of a tower, with the wind in your hair.

On another note, I've got a photoshopped version of one of the 2 WTC entrance pics somebody posted- I cut and pasted one of my drawings of that tower in his anthropomorphized form into the image, and my gods it looks lifelike. I might post it later.
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Old Posted Feb 28, 2007, 7:13 AM
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they were so futuristic
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Obvious place to start for Windows on the World images.

I get chills sometimes looking at these interior pictures and thinking these are some of the places where a lot of people spent the last moments of their lives. Everything shown in them is gone.
I completely agree with you, looking at the pictures on your link, there's almost a ghostly feel about the pictures, even though this is before that tragic day.
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Old Posted Mar 9, 2007, 7:30 PM
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/10026788@N00/141380297/

This is a quite stunning photo of the towers that I found on the FLICKR photo sharing site.
Quite an unusual angle, coming courtesy of a member named 'henrygkuo'.

I think the 'fork' type architecture of the base is probably my favourite design addition of any building. Subtle yet visually stunning.
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Old Posted Oct 22, 2007, 9:58 PM
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WOW GREAT PICS ,STILL CANT BELIEVE ALL THAT IS GONE , AND LIKE MY BOY DAQUAN SAYS ,ALL GONE BY 10 MADMAN


Gone Baby, Gone!!

But we'll definitely have that opportunity again in about 5 years!



Peter, we'll get to see those 'fork-style' beams again. Two of them at least. when they move into their permenant home, the museum. They'll stand proudly there for all to see.
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Let's keep this thread alive. More pics are needed though.
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Awesome! I always wanted to stand in those lobbies..they looked like the insides of some space age cathedral, with those huge gothic windows.
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Thank you STR!
Oh, I've got a crap load more photos, most of them are unique or unusual. 450 in total last I checked, probably 20-30 of the lobby. The one posted above is from just after opening in the 70's.
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Would you mind posting more? I would appreciate that.
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Thanks STR. That last one was before 7WTC.
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Here are some pics of the Complex I found on the CoStar Group Incorpotated website.

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I miss them a lot.
You're not alone.
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Some more pics relevant to the topic and some not so.









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