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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 October 19th, 2007, 09:27 PM   #121
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Old October 19th, 2007, 09:57 PM   #122
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Is it just me or is the Freedom Tower a big middle finger to terrorist.
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Old October 20th, 2007, 06:26 AM   #123
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Twin towers no doubt. The rage for this kind of random, crystalline faceting practiced by Liebeskind and others is as preposterous as the eyewear he dons (I know that it is no longer his design). Although as a metaphor, I think the Freedom Tower encapsulates the present American spirit quite nicely; paranoid, jingoistic, hypocritical, profoundly compromised, and damn ugly. 1,984' would have been the ideal height for this doublespeak of a building.

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Old October 21st, 2007, 12:51 AM   #124
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The Freedom tower is very poor project... but the Donald Trump Project is poor too... I don't like the small buildings.
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Old October 22nd, 2007, 08:23 PM   #125
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I didn't know that. I always thought the skin was the framework and the narrow windows were for strenth......at least that is what I have read. As they went up the exterior sheeth, facade, whatever you call it was applied as a single thickness, not an inner frame and an outer skin. In any case we were stuck with it, there was no way to change it the way one could re-skin a conventional building and the buildings were tolerated because they couldn't be changed, but hardly somthing to reproduce from scratch. I noticed on trump's plan they seemed to have horizontal strip windows although the building shapes were the same as the old towers. I wouldn't be surprised if his proposal included traditional concrete cores. Actually on second thought Trump's towers look pretty good to me, much better then the originals.


Yeah Bryson, if you look at some of the pics with the former towers u/c, you'll see that the closely-knit steel frames are rising with the facades not too far behind several floors down.


No, TalB, the purpose of rebuilding Ground Zero with towers of a different size, shape and stature IS to erase 09-11. The relatives don't want to be reminded of the horrible day, hence their reason for going to Pataki and asking him not to let the same two towers be rebuilt.

And BTW, I thought you wern't going to complain about wanting the Twins back in any of the Freedom Tower threads. I somehow knew that wasn't gonna last!

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Old October 23rd, 2007, 10:59 PM   #126
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Just leave me alone Daquan and put that stick away.
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Old October 24th, 2007, 05:27 PM   #127
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Just leave me alone Daquan and put that stick away.


Poke, poke, poke, poke, poke, poke. Haha!! Just kidding.

But that IS the true, is it not? Some of them DID go to Pataki, as you know. And had asked him not to rebuild the Twins.

Not your fault, but that's what it is.

I wished he has said no, that he would rebuild them anyway, but he didn't.

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Old October 25th, 2007, 12:18 AM   #128
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The Freedom tower is very poor project... but the Donald Trump Project is poor too... I don't like the small buildings.
For the last time, Donald Trump did NOT design Twin Towers II, it was done by Kenneth Gardner and Herbert Belton, and all The Donald did was promote it to the media as well as show it on The Apprentice.
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Old October 25th, 2007, 12:28 AM   #129
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I didn't know that he had that design on The Apprentice.
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Old October 27th, 2007, 01:09 AM   #130
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Also, Donald Trump didn't say that he will rent space in the new Twins, but he did say that he would gladly provide funding if the either the PA or Larry Silverstein don't have the money for it.
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Old November 2nd, 2007, 12:56 AM   #131
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They got the money, otherwise the Freedom Tower wouldn't be under construction now, would it?
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Old November 2nd, 2007, 12:59 AM   #132
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Old November 4th, 2007, 01:42 AM   #133
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Honestly, I find the official plan to nothing more than a bunch of skyscrapers competing with each other, while the Twins were at least a unified complex.
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Old November 18th, 2007, 10:51 PM   #134
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WTC. What I don't get is, that why don't they go bigger, better and safer? Why must we persist in keeping buildings below a 100 floors? Think Big is what I'm trying to say here.
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Old November 19th, 2007, 12:25 AM   #135
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Oh God, this is the last thing that we need. Another damn Twin Towers thread!!

I won't be posting here either.

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Old November 19th, 2007, 12:31 AM   #136
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59% said they want the twins. As opposed to 40% who wanted the Freedom Tower.
I would be happy if they built anything but that awful design!!!

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Old May 3rd, 2008, 09:16 AM   #137
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I'm definitely for the Twin Towers II. I would love to hear news that the disgraceful Freedom Tower is being scraped and the Twin Towers would rise again but it doesn't look that way.
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Old May 3rd, 2008, 09:37 AM   #138
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Two Freedom Towers?
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Old May 3rd, 2008, 03:05 PM   #139
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Old May 4th, 2008, 03:33 PM   #140
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WTC for me .
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