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    World Trade Center is back on top in NYC

    NEW YORK (AP) One World Trade Center, the monolith being built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks, claimed the title of New York City's tallest skyscraper on Monday, as workers erected steel columns that made its unfinished skeleton a little over 1,250 feet high, just enough to peek over the roof of the observation deck on the Empire State Building.City officials and iron workers applauded as the first 12-ton column was hoisted onto the tower's top deck."This project is much more than steel and concrete. It is a symbol of success for the nation," said David Samson, chairman of the Port Authority, the agency that owns the World Trade Center.Clear skies afforded an immaculate 360-degree view from the top, although it wasn't easy getting up there. After riding an elevator to the 90th floor, a small group of officials and journalists had to climb three steep ladders to reach the top platform, which was encircled by blue netting along the perimeter.The milestone is a preliminary one. Workers are still adding floors to the building once called the Freedom Tower. It isn't expected to reach its full height for at least another year, at which point it is likely to be declared the tallest building in the U.S., and third tallest in the world.


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    Its back baby! This is more than just a couple of steel beams being hoisted, this means much more than that!

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    Re: World Trade Center is back on top in NYC

    I'm so glad to hear of this. Can't wait to see it finished.

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    Re: World Trade Center is back on top in NYC

    i was glad to hear it.. the NY skyline just looks naked..

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    Re: World Trade Center is back on top in NYC

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
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    Its back baby! This is more than just a couple of steel beams being hoisted, this means much more than that!

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    Didn't people not like it in the first place? Bah...NYC sucks.
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    Re: World Trade Center is back on top in NYC

    I can't wait for Two World Trade Center to be completed. IMO, that's the most beautiful of the new WTC buildings. I think One World Trade Center is actually kind of boring.

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    Re: World Trade Center is back on top in NYC

    Picture for those who haven't been to NYC recently:

    EDIT: This is 1 WTC

    WTC.jpg
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    Re: World Trade Center is back on top in NYC

    So is there an over/under on when it gets blown up?
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

    Quote Originally Posted by A. de Tocqueville
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    Re: World Trade Center is back on top in NYC

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhapsody1447 View Post
    Picture for those who haven't been to NYC recently:

    EDIT: This is 1 WTC

    WTC.jpg
    Holy crap. I think I was in NYC last year too, and it didn't look anything like that. They must have been working really hard.

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    Hey, Islamofacists! In yo' face, mother ****ers!
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    Re: World Trade Center is back on top in NYC

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Hey, Islamofacists! In yo' face, mother ****ers!
    Incoming!!!
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

    Quote Originally Posted by A. de Tocqueville
    "I should have loved freedom, I believe, at all times, but in the time in which we live I am ready to worship it."

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