What Were the Twin Towers

Discover the true story of the Twin Towers—how they came to be the tallest buildings in the world and why they were destroyed. When the Twin Towers were built in 1973, they were billed as an architectural wonder. At 1,368 feet, they clocked in as the tallest buildings in the world and changed the New York City skyline dramatically. Offices and corporations moved into the towers—also known as the World Trade Center—and the buildings were seen as the economic hub of the world. But on September 11, 2001, a terrorist attack toppled the towers and changed our nation forever. Discover the whole story of the Twin Towers—from their ambitious construction to their tragic end.

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  • Author : Jim O'Connor
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 112 pages
  • ISBN : 0451532775
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 reviews
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What Were the Twin Towers?

What Were the Twin Towers?
  • Author : Jim O'Connor,Who HQ
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 10 May 2016
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Discover the true story of the Twin Towers—how they came to be the tallest buildings in the world and why they were destroyed. When the Twin Towers were built in 1973, they were billed as an architectural wonder. At 1,368 feet, they clocked in as the tallest buildings in the world and changed the New York City skyline dramatically. Offices and corporations moved into the towers—also known as the World Trade Center—and the buildings were seen as the economic

What Were the Twin Towers?

What Were the Twin Towers?
  • Author : Jim O'Connor
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 30 November 2021
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Discover the true story of the Twin Towers--how they came to be the tallest buildings in the world and why they were destroyed. When the Twin Towers were built in 1973, they were billed as an architectural wonder. At 1,368 feet, they clocked in as the tallest buildings in the world and changed the New York City skyline dramatically. Offices and corporations moved into the towers--also known as the World Trade Center--and the buildings were seen as the economic hub of the

Sandfuture

Sandfuture
  • Author : Justin Beal
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release : 14 September 2021
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An account of the life and work of the architect Minoru Yamasaki that leads the author to consider how (and for whom) architectural history is written. Sandfuture is a book about the life of the architect Minoru Yamasaki (1912–1986), who remains on the margins of history despite the enormous influence of his work on American architecture and society. That Yamasaki’s most famous projects—the Pruitt-Igoe apartments in St. Louis and the original World Trade Center in New York—were both

Twin Towers

Twin Towers
  • Author : Angus K. Gillespie
  • Publisher : G K Hall & Company
  • Release : 30 November 2021
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This is a unique history that covers the complete life of the Twin Towers: the sky-high hopes during their planning and construction, the years during which they stood at the pinnacle of the Manhattan skyline, their symbolic meaning to the city, the nation, and the world-and, in a new chapter written for this edition, their heartbreaking demise on September 11, 2001. The New York Times bestseller-now with photographs and a new updated chapter.

The Most Spectacular Restaurant in the World

The Most Spectacular Restaurant in the World
  • Author : Tom Roston
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release : 10 September 2019
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The remarkable story of a restaurant on top of the world—built by a legend, destroyed in tragedy—and an era in New York City it helped to frame In the 1970s, New York City was plagued by crime, filth, and an ineffective government. The city was falling apart, and even the newly constructed World Trade Center threatened to be a fiasco. But in April 1976, a quarter-mile up on the 107th floor of the North Tower, a new restaurant called

The 9/11 Commission Report

The 9/11 Commission Report
  • Author : National Commission O Terrorist Attacks
  • Publisher : Cosimo, Inc.
  • Release : 01 January 2010
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It has, improbably, been called uncommonly lucid, even riveting by The New York Times, and it was a finalist for the 2004 National Book Awards nonfiction honor. It is a literally chilling read, especially in its minute-by-minute description of the events of the morning of 9/11 inside the Twin Towers.It is The 9/11 Commission Report, which was, before its publication, perhaps one of the most anticipated government reports of all time, and has been since an unlikely bestseller. The official statement by

American Ground

American Ground
  • Author : William Langewiesche
  • Publisher : North Point Press
  • Release : 20 July 2010
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Selected as one of the best books of 2002 by The New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Sun-Times Within days after September 11, 2001, William Langewiesche had secured unique, unrestricted, round-the-clock access to the World Trade Center site. American Ground is a tour of this intense, ephemeral world and those who improvised the recovery effort day by day, and in the process reinvented themselves, discovering unknown strengths and weaknesses. In all of its aspects--emotionalism, impulsiveness, opportunism,

Twin Towers Remembered

Twin Towers Remembered
  • Author : Camilo J. Vergara
  • Publisher : Princeton Architectural Press
  • Release : 01 December 2001
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Presents a collection of photographs of the World Trade Center taken over thirty years, featuring views of the skyline from throughout the region, closer looks at the buildings at different times, and shots of the tragedy.

Once More to the Sky

Once More to the Sky
  • Author : Scott Raab,Joe Woolhead
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 31 August 2021
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The powerful story of the rebuilding of the World Trade Center, featuring dozens of never-before-seen color photos by the official site photographer. In late 2014, One World Trade Center—or the Freedom Tower—opened for business. It took nearly ten years, cost roughly four billion dollars, and required the sweat, strength, and stamina of hundreds of construction workers, digging deep below the earth’s surface and dangling high in the air. It suffered setbacks that would’ve most likely scuttled any

Jackie Robinson and the Story of All Black Baseball

Jackie Robinson and the Story of All Black Baseball
  • Author : Jim O'Connor
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Release : 25 February 2015
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Illus. in full color with black-and-white photos. "Covers not only the story of Robinson's prowess and his problems as the first black man to play in the major leagues, but also the story of the rise and fall of black baseball and some of its star players and managers. Nicely geared by vocabulary, sentence length, and print size to the primary grades audience."--Bulletin, Center for Children's Books.

Debunking 9/11 Myths

Debunking 9/11 Myths
  • Author : David Dunbar,Brad Reagan
  • Publisher : Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Release : 30 November 2021
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Analyzes and refutes twenty of the most predominant theories involving the United States government's role in perpetrating the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

City in the Sky

City in the Sky
  • Author : James Glanz,Eric Lipton
  • Publisher : Times Books
  • Release : 21 January 2014
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The definitive biography of the iconic skyscrapers and the ambitions that shaped them--from their dizzying rise to their unforgettable fall More than a year after the nation began mourning the lives lost in the attacks on the World Trade Center, it became clear that something else was being mourned: the towers themselves. They were the biggest and brashest icons that New York, and possibly America, has ever produced--magnificent giants that became intimately familiar around the globe. Their builders were possessed

World Trade Center

World Trade Center
  • Author : Carol M. Highsmith
  • Publisher : Crescent
  • Release : 30 November 2021
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This is an extradordinary tribute to the world's most recognized and mourned icon of commerce, the World Trade Center. These remarkable aerial photographs reflect both the beauty and the stature of the twin towers that were the crown jewels of lower Manhattan. A remembrance of the pinnacle of New York city's skyline, this volume also marks the beginning of the renewal to come. Includes five archival photos and eighteen full-color views.

The Twin Towers

The Twin Towers
  • Author : Charles River Charles River Editors
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 25 February 2018
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*Includes pictures *Includes accounts of the construction and history of the Twin Towers *Covers the destruction of the World Trade Center during 9/11 *Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents "The World Trade Center site will forever hold a special place in our city, in our hearts. " - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg Before its destruction in the attacks on September 11, 2001, the World Trade Center in New York consisted of two of the

Last Man Down

Last Man Down
  • Author : Richard Picciotto,Daniel Paisner
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 06 May 2003
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A first responder’s harrowing account of 9/11—the inspirational true story of an American hero who gave nearly everything for others during one of New York City’s darkest hours. On September 11, 2001, FDNY Battalion Chief Richard “Pitch” Picciotto answered the call heard around the world. In minutes, he was at Ground Zero of the worst terrorist attack on American soil, as the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center began to burn—and then to buckle. A veteran of the 1993