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Old November 24th, 2012, 10:37 PM   #1
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World Trade center building Dubai

What do you think of the world trade center building in Dubai which was built in 1977 and was the first real tall skyscrapers in the middle east





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Old November 24th, 2012, 10:38 PM   #2
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This is a good old pic from 1979, you can see back then the whole area was mostly desert:

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Old November 25th, 2012, 08:13 AM   #3
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Surely wasn't the first skyscraper in the middle east though!

The Shalom Meir Tower in Tel Aviv opened in 1965!



hen its construction was completed, it rivaled the tallest buildings in Europe in height, and was the tallest in the Middle East.
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Old November 25th, 2012, 07:28 PM   #5
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^ the last one is 1979, you can see the famous (jumeirah) area of dubai was still developed back then near the ocean
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The tower is nice, I heard there is a skyscraper museum in there now
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I like this photo.

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