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Old December 9th, 2010, 05:18 AM   #18121
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Why half of 1,368 feet or 684 feet. In other words, just a bit higher than the 57th floor is half way to the top of the parapet. Top of steel is just a bit beyond the 50th floor at this time.

Before anyone asks, I expect the tower to hit the half way mark in late January or early Febuary 2011.
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Old December 9th, 2010, 05:38 AM   #18122
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I think They should build the Twin Towers II instead of the 1 WTC (freedom Tower).

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If you want to help rebuild the Twin Towers II then visit and sign the petition.
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Old December 9th, 2010, 05:58 AM   #18123
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I think They should build the Twin Towers II instead of the 1 WTC (freedom Tower).

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Do you really expect them to deconstruct everything here and rebuild those two buildings?
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Old December 9th, 2010, 06:13 AM   #18124
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I think They should build the Twin Towers II instead of the 1 WTC (freedom Tower).

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If you want to help rebuild the Twin Towers II then visit and sign the petition.
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The fact that you were able to make this post is extremely confusing to me. You can't possibly be intelligent enough to use a keyboard.
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Old December 9th, 2010, 06:19 AM   #18125
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My fears about the glass are dissipating. Phenomenal color quality.
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Old December 9th, 2010, 06:33 AM   #18126
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I think They should build the Twin Towers II instead of the 1 WTC (freedom Tower).

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LOL.

These people still exist?
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Old December 9th, 2010, 06:43 AM   #18127
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LOL.

These people still exist?
Amazing, isn't it? And I thought they were extinct since a couple of years.

Back on topic, according to this article the colored lights will be there until January.

World Trade Center Towers Light Up for the Holidays
December 08, 2010. Written by Julie Shapiro

One World Trade Center is getting in the holiday spirit this year, with brightly colored lights that are visible from blocks around.
The red, green, yellow, blue and pink lights went up recently along the eastern face of the steel and concrete skyscraper, illuminating it like a giant 50-story Christmas tree.
"It's a good will thing, to cheer up the job site for the holiday season," said Peter Amabile Jr., senior vice president of Five Star Electric, the tower's electrical contractor.
The Five Star team created the display by swapping out the clear bulbs that normally light the open concrete floors and replacing them with tinted ones. Amabile said he picked a broad array of colors, rather than just red and green, to make the exhibit "universal."
The lights are on 24 hours a day to help workers in the tower see what they're doing, but the colors are only visible from street level at night.
The colored bulbs are more expensive than regular ones, but Amabile said the cost was worthwhile.
Despite the cold, windy weather, many passersby stopped to admire the lights on a recent evening and several tourists took pictures.
"It looks beautiful," said Raziq Ali, 47, a Bronx resident, as he walked past the World Trade Center site.
"I think it's cool," agreed Dave Dalpe, 33, a Jersey City resident who was gazing up at the lights. "It looks pretty as you're walking down Vesey Street."
Just to the south, a much smaller display is visible on Tower 4, another office tower that is rising at the site. Workers draped several strings of multicolored Christmas lights over the base of the two tower cranes, adding a merry touch to developer Larry Silverstein's construction.
Amabile expects to keep the bolder lights at One World Trade Center up through early January, so they can continue spreading holiday cheer during the cold weather.
"It's a happy thing," he said.

Merry Christmas!!

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Old December 9th, 2010, 06:44 AM   #18128
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Glass colour is spot-on to renders. Magnificent!
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Old December 9th, 2010, 08:07 AM   #18129
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For those who previously asked if the renders are accurate in that you can not see the exterior posts, I think it is safe to say after seeing a full mullion between two windows that the exterior columns will be for the most part hidden, and probably wont be all that visible at night.
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Old December 9th, 2010, 09:04 AM   #18130
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That panorama is incredible! The fact that there are no significant tall buildings between lower Manhattan and Midtown almost makes it look like two different cities from that angle.
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Old December 9th, 2010, 03:13 PM   #18131
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You Never Know What the Future Holds!
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Old December 9th, 2010, 03:45 PM   #18132
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Old December 9th, 2010, 05:10 PM   #18133
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I like how the Christmas lights reflect off of 7 world trade also....I don't get how people could call one world trade center "gay pride tower"...the empire state building is always lit up in different colors and no one calls the empire state building that.
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Old December 9th, 2010, 05:37 PM   #18134
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You Never Know What the Future Holds!
No Twin Towers at the WTC site, I know that. So how about you and your click drop it?
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Old December 9th, 2010, 07:07 PM   #18135
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Jeez, that glass has gone on quickly - I like the colour.
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Old December 9th, 2010, 07:27 PM   #18136
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The glass is just like in the renders, brilliant
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Old December 9th, 2010, 09:25 PM   #18137
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Smoke on 1WTC ?

It seems there is a lot of smoke around 40th floor of 1WTC. Is it a fire or is it just related to the concrete core ?

See Discovery Channel GZ Pictures :
http://evsdatacenter.netfirms.com/kpitv/ss2.jpg
http://evsdatacenter.netfirms.com/kpitv/ss4.jpg
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Old December 9th, 2010, 09:31 PM   #18138
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Hi
It is one fires or a cloud ?



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Old December 9th, 2010, 09:32 PM   #18139
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It seems there is a lot of smoke around 40th floor of 1WTC. Is it a fire or is it just related to the concrete core ?

See Discovery Channel GZ Pictures :
http://evsdatacenter.netfirms.com/kpitv/ss2.jpg
http://evsdatacenter.netfirms.com/kpitv/ss4.jpg
if it would be a fire, you would see "20,000" fire trucks in a cam. Probably something else....
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Old December 9th, 2010, 10:31 PM   #18140
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I think They should build the Twin Towers II instead of the 1 WTC (freedom Tower).

Pictures of Twin Towers II at
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If you want to help rebuild the Twin Towers II then visit and sign the petition.
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Rebuild the Twin Towers II? oh you nugget.... surely they have to just BUILD them in the first place to then go on and REbuild them
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