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Old March 9th, 2011, 06:23 AM   #901
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IF they do actually have to stop it will be several floors above grade.

The lobby and base mechanical floors will be built.
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Old March 9th, 2011, 10:52 AM   #902
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CANT WAIT TO SEE IT COMPLETE
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Old March 9th, 2011, 04:59 PM   #903
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progress is looking good
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Old March 9th, 2011, 05:05 PM   #904
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Old March 11th, 2011, 12:26 AM   #905
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Old March 11th, 2011, 09:51 PM   #906
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are the any official plans to illuminate the outline of the 4 diamonds like in this pic cos it would look great on a night looking from across the river!
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Old March 11th, 2011, 10:45 PM   #907
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that would be fantastic
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Old March 12th, 2011, 01:19 AM   #908
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I hope so!
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Old March 12th, 2011, 04:09 AM   #909
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I'm sure the lighting on all the towers will be outrageous. Looking forward to it.
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Old March 13th, 2011, 11:47 PM   #910
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it is part of the plans im pretty sure of it. plus during the daytime the sun is supposed to reflect off of the diamonds unto the wtc memorial waterfalls.
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Old March 13th, 2011, 11:51 PM   #911
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I like the idea of that.
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Old March 14th, 2011, 06:13 AM   #912
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That was the plan but it isn't anymore.
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Old March 14th, 2011, 01:25 PM   #913
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what isn't any more ? ?
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Old March 14th, 2011, 01:32 PM   #914
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nice idea!
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Old March 14th, 2011, 01:33 PM   #915
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because it have to b leased first or we wil see a retail stump for a long time
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Old March 15th, 2011, 06:46 AM   #916
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what isn't any more ? ?
Sunlight shine off of tower 2 onto the Memorial
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Old March 15th, 2011, 12:28 PM   #917
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Old March 15th, 2011, 02:30 PM   #918
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Sunlight shine off of tower 2 onto the Memorial
i don't get it why though? they are still building this building arn't they? thought that was the whole idea of the diamonds so they would reflect the sun light onto the pools below? ? appreciate the reply cheers mate
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i don't get it why though? they are still building this building arn't they? thought that was the whole idea of the diamonds so they would reflect the sun light onto the pools below? ? appreciate the reply cheers mate
Not possible. Look at the angle of the diamonds. You won't be able to see them from the ground unless you're at least 1000 feet away from the base of the tower.

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