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View Poll Results: Pick which one you would like to see built
Twin Towers II 418 60.06%
Freedom Tower 278 39.94%
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Old August 12th, 2006, 04:54 AM   #21
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in my opinion, they should have rebuilt the original towers...except...

make them the tallest buildings in the world. Make five towers--as in the five pillars of Islam. Make them super strong and able to withstand anything. Light them up at night in different colors.
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Old August 12th, 2006, 05:20 AM   #22
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Make five towers--as in the five pillars of Islam.
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Old August 12th, 2006, 05:36 AM   #23
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make them the tallest buildings in the world. Make five towers--as in the five pillars of Islam. Make them super strong and able to withstand anything. Light them up at night in different colors.
Good idea just drop the five pillar crap lets stick to the Twin Towers
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Old August 12th, 2006, 06:11 AM   #24
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But the second round of twin towers mustn't resemble the first pair.
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Old August 12th, 2006, 07:07 AM   #25
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It's clear majority of americans and skyscraper fans around the world would like to see Twin Towers built again in the same shape and form (perhaps taller than before). Why are they insisting on Freedom Tower then?
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Old August 12th, 2006, 07:08 AM   #26
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Make five towers--as in the five pillars of Islam.
What significance does that have with how the towers should be designed?
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Old August 12th, 2006, 10:16 AM   #27
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freedom tower stands out a bit too much against new york's more classic architecture, so Twin Towers II would look better.
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Old August 12th, 2006, 10:17 AM   #28
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in my opinion, they should have rebuilt the original towers...except...

make them the tallest buildings in the world. Make five towers--as in the five pillars of Islam. Make them super strong and able to withstand anything. Light them up at night in different colors.
This is New York City, not Dubai.
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Old August 15th, 2006, 12:37 AM   #29
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The Freedom tower is nice but it should be in Hong Kong or Dubai. I like the idea of building the new twin towers but I don't agree with the idea of building another Hong Kong in New York.
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Old August 15th, 2006, 03:16 AM   #30
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tough choice, but...freedom tower.
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Old August 15th, 2006, 11:08 AM   #31
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If they rebuilt the twin towers, you couldn't convince me to live in them even if you offered me a highly lucrative job with an office big enough for a mini-golf course. I also think the Freedom Tower (excellently described above as a big middle finger sticking up at terrorists) is also a prime target which I would feel deeply uncomfortable even visiting, let alone working there every day.
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Old August 15th, 2006, 11:12 AM   #32
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Bring back the twin towers
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Old August 15th, 2006, 11:15 AM   #33
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The Freedom tower is nice but it should be in Hong Kong or Dubai. I like the idea of building the new twin towers but I don't agree with the idea of building another Hong Kong in New York.
The Freedom Tower doesn't even fit with HK's skyline! And how is it that building another supertall as another "HK". NY has been in the game and HK followed!!!
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Old August 15th, 2006, 02:23 PM   #34
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The Freedom Tower doesn't even fit with HK's skyline! And how is it that building another supertall as another "HK". NY has been in the game and HK followed!!!
I've meant HK and NY are different cities with different skyline. For exmple Chrysler building doesn't fit in HK skyline and Freedom tower doesn't fit in NY skyline.
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Old August 15th, 2006, 04:49 PM   #35
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I say both!
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Old August 15th, 2006, 07:43 PM   #36
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im going to have to say freedom tower.... it a tower the city hasnt seen b4...its sumthing fresh
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Old August 15th, 2006, 11:43 PM   #37
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I've meant HK and NY are different cities with different skyline. For exmple Chrysler building doesn't fit in HK skyline and Freedom tower doesn't fit in NY skyline.
I disagree.

NYC cant get stuck in the past and it isn't going to. Skyscrapers like the Chysler will never be built ever again (part of why NYC is so lucky to have buildings like it). You cant say that modern architecture like the Freedom tower doesnt belong in NYC.

I didnt vote because I dont prefer the Freedom tower over the twins, rather I prefer the overall design, that is if it actuall happens. I think the other towers, in addition to the Freedom tower is what will make it so great. Both WTC1 and WTC2 could be taller then the twins, plus the other two towers will be very tall as well. I like this design alot. It will be a very dense and very tall WTC.
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Old August 16th, 2006, 12:07 AM   #38
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You cant say that modern architecture like the Freedom tower doesnt belong in NYC.
The Beacon of Progress [originally proposed for Chicago] would look more at home in NYC than 1WTC:


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Old August 16th, 2006, 12:37 AM   #39
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Twin towers without question. The Freedom Tower looks just plain silly with that stick on top of it. I hope that cheap looking thing isn't considered as part of the true height. While I am a BIG fan of spires and don't mind a well designed one being part of the height, that thing is just cheap looking. It looks like a hastily cobbled afterthought.
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Old August 16th, 2006, 01:03 AM   #40
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why five of them? To show that America does not bow over to Islam--the driving force of the original attacks on the tower and their eventual destruction. This would enrage these terrorists.
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