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Old August 6th, 2011, 04:04 PM   #25061
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I am driving on the nj turnpike and saw it irl for the first time SO beautiful.
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Old August 6th, 2011, 04:58 PM   #25062
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Old August 6th, 2011, 05:01 PM   #25063
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I thought the symbolic 110th floor was part of the communications ring?

(referring to the sketch on the previous page of the thread)
Nope, there's a small platform located in the spire numbered as 110th fl. The diagrams are already fixed.
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Old August 6th, 2011, 05:53 PM   #25064
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I like the glass cladding so much, almost no waves and distortions at all
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Old August 6th, 2011, 07:15 PM   #25065
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These two comparing pics, please continue if possible...

And the ESB in that gorgeous sunsetlight
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Old August 6th, 2011, 09:27 PM   #25066
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Nope, there's a small platform located in the spire numbered as 110th fl. The diagrams are already fixed.
Ah I see, thanks for the clarification
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Old August 6th, 2011, 11:20 PM   #25067
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Does anybody know how well they are progressing with the interior fitout?
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Old August 7th, 2011, 01:20 AM   #25068
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Old August 7th, 2011, 01:46 AM   #25069
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Old August 7th, 2011, 01:48 AM   #25070
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Old August 7th, 2011, 02:15 AM   #25071
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Old August 7th, 2011, 02:18 AM   #25072
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Old August 7th, 2011, 02:47 AM   #25073
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i think they need to raise the hieght of the wtc to 2001 feet instead of 1776 feet.
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Old August 7th, 2011, 03:11 AM   #25074
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i think they need to raise the hieght of the wtc to 2001 feet instead of 1776 feet.
And this is never going to happen so it's a moot point.
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Old August 7th, 2011, 06:31 AM   #25075
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Well, if we can't get twins back I suppose we can stand by this glass and get the next best thing.

Awesome picture.
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Old August 7th, 2011, 08:26 AM   #25076
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Old August 7th, 2011, 11:13 AM   #25077
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its already one of the highest buildings in city!
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Old August 7th, 2011, 02:01 PM   #25078
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Old August 7th, 2011, 03:15 PM   #25079
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Oh really?? First ESB, second Freedom Tower??
Yup, 2nd in NY and 10th in the US. I'll show you in a diagram what buildings it has beaten and what buildings it still has to beat:

Current height 293m
[IMG]http://i54.************/2gsr2bd.jpg[/IMG]

Current height 964ft
[IMG]http://i56.************/hv9xq8.jpg[/IMG]

And a pic from WTC progress to see how it dominates over 7WTC and WFC
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