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World Trade Center


World Trade Center (1/9) Movie CLIP - First Attack (2006) HD


World Trade Center elevator video


World Trade Center (2/9) Movie CLIP - Arriving at the Scene (2006) HD


World Trade Center (3/9) Movie CLIP - Collapse (2006) HD


When the Towers Fell | National Geographic

The original World Trade Center was a large complex of seven buildings in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan, New York City, United States. It opened on April 4, 1973, and was destroyed in 2001 during the September 11 attacks. At the time of their completion, the Twin Towers—the original 1 World Trade Center, at 1,368 feet (417 m); and 2 World Trade Center, at 1,362 feet (415.1 m)—were the tallest buildings in the world. Other buildings in the complex included the Marriott World Trade Center, 4 WTC, 5 WTC, 6 WTC, and 7 WTC. The complex contained 13,400,000 square feet (1,240,000 m2) of office space.
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  • Before the World Trade Center 

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