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One World Trade Center : biography of the building

Author: Judith Dupré
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, and Company, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"In more than 150 photographs, drawings, and plans--most never seen by the public--Judith Dupré shares the background on the rise of the building.One World Trade Center showcases the skyscraper's groundbreaking design and engineering, from the initial excavation to the final placement of the spire and captures the hope, resiliency, and pride of those who built it. The book has in-depth explorations of the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Dupré
ISBN: 9780316336314 0316336319
OCLC Number: 871319123
Description: 284 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 34 cm
Contents: Ground Zero : competing visions, 2001-2005 --
Evolution of the Tower's design, 2003-2005 --
The influence of Seven : Seven World Trade Center --
Into the blue : designing One World Trade Center --
Strong and true : engineering One World Trade Center --
High steel : building One World Trade Center --
Construction timeline : One World Trade Center --
See forever : One World Observatory --
Remembrance. The National September 11 Memorial & Museum ; The 9/11 Memorial ; The Pavilion ; The 9/11 Memorial Museum --
Primeval beauty : the transportation hub --
Spiritual legacy. St. Nicholas National Shrine --
The neighborhood. 4 World Trade Center ; 3 World Trade Center ; 2 World Trade Center ; Liberty Park --
Sixteen acres : Hospitality, safety, and security.
Other Titles: 1 World Trade Center
Responsibility: Judith Dupré.

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The definitive book about One World Trade Center-the tallest in the Western Hemisphere--by the author of the iconic and best-selling Skyscrapers.  Read more...

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"Magisterial, meticulously researched, and handsomely illustrated."<i> </i> <b><i><i>O, The Oprah Magazine</i></b></i>"

 
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