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Old February 20th, 2012, 11:33 PM   #1141
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Interesting. They got really creative with the floor trusses and encased them in drywall, creating vaulted ceilings. I guess that's one way to deal with the abnormally low ceilings that the Twins were famous for.

Their offices were definitely nice, no doubt about that.

Indeed. They were virtually brand new when they were destroyed as they were completed in 2000.

Here is an article about the firm that designed their WTC offices as well as the office they moved into after 9/11. It looks like they used those vaulted ceilings in the new office too.

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/07/bu...pagewanted=all

Meh_cd's album has a couple pics of KBW offices. You can tell because the marble on the floor is identical to the marble in the pictures I posted. The columns also look the same. I don't have time to go through his album now, but when I do I'll post the pics that I'm talking about.

Of all of the WTC office pics I've seen, I would say that Cantor, KBW, and Fred Alger had the nicest looking offices. I'd probably rank Cantor first because of the Rodin sculptures.
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Old February 21st, 2012, 04:01 AM   #1142
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I'm still working on getting the pics of MMCs offices scanned, but my Mac took a dump earlier this week and is with Apple awaiting a new logic board.

I'm posting this from my iPhone, but I should have something at the end of this week to share.
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Old February 21st, 2012, 04:12 PM   #1143
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I'm still working on getting the pics of MMCs offices scanned, but my Mac took a dump earlier this week and is with Apple awaiting a new logic board.

I'm posting this from my iPhone, but I should have something at the end of this week to share.


Thanks for taking the time to do that. I'm very interested in seeing those.
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Old February 22nd, 2012, 04:44 AM   #1144
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Not mine, was sent to me (Thanks Kyle!)

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Old February 23rd, 2012, 10:12 PM   #1145
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That's a great picture. That's a perfect blue sky like 9/11.
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Old February 24th, 2012, 03:20 AM   #1146
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Why is Chapelo in the brig?
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Old February 24th, 2012, 01:56 PM   #1147
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What does "In the brig" mean?
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Old February 24th, 2012, 03:56 PM   #1148
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What does "In the brig" mean?
He can't post. Halfway to a ban basically.
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Old February 24th, 2012, 05:53 PM   #1149
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That's very strange.
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Old February 24th, 2012, 06:42 PM   #1150
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I posted some stuff in a thread I shouldn't have. I'll be back on Sunday.
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Old February 26th, 2012, 09:07 PM   #1151
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This picture of the WTC was taken on 9/11/01 before the crashes.



http://haysvillelibrary.wordpress.com/2009/09/page/3/
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Old February 27th, 2012, 11:14 PM   #1152
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Why is Chapelo in the brig?
I'll only say because other forumers should know about this: He was brigged over an inappropriate tag in another forum. SSC members should know that mods can see who writes tags so it's a good idea to keep them clean and on topic.
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Old March 1st, 2012, 01:45 AM   #1153
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Yep. I learned my lesson. Won't happen ever again.

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Old March 1st, 2012, 08:48 PM   #1154
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This picture of the WTC was taken on 9/11/01 before the crashes.



http://haysvillelibrary.wordpress.com/2009/09/page/3/
Heartbreaking to see that. So sad.
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Old March 2nd, 2012, 04:52 AM   #1155
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From my collection..

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Old March 2nd, 2012, 04:55 AM   #1156
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Notice the antenna under construction on the North Tower, this was most likely taken in 1978/1979.

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NYC, NY, Sunrise Between Twin Towers, World Trade Center, designed by Minoru Yamasaki, International Style II by Jake Rajs, on Flickr
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Old March 2nd, 2012, 02:20 PM   #1157
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July 2001



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Old March 3rd, 2012, 06:43 AM   #1158
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Beautiful shots guys!
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Old March 4th, 2012, 01:59 AM   #1159
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Photo by Joe Vaccaro, 1971. Found it on a news site years ago.
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Old March 4th, 2012, 06:57 PM   #1160
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These have been linked to numerous times in this thread over the years, but I'm going to do it again since there might be newcomers who have never seen them. They are a collection of albums of Windows on the World done by a guy who worked there. What a beautiful restaurant.

The third album is the best, IMO.

http://public.fotki.com/kostic/world...n_the_world-4/
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