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Tallest buildings in New York City - New York City has the most skyscrapers in the world with 47 buildings taller than 200 meters and 2 taller than 300 meters.
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  New York City - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
New York City was the site of a terrorist attack on September 11, 2001 when nearly 3,000 people were killed by the terrorist strike on the World Trade Center, including New Yorkers employed in the buildings and hundreds of firemen, policemen, and rescue workers who came to their aid.
New York City is also home to the nation's largest community of American Jews, with an estimate of 972,000 in 2002, and is the worldwide headquarters of the Hasidic Lubavitch sect and the Bobover and Satmar branches of Hasidism.
New York is a city of "great museums" with the Metropolitan Museum of Art's assemblage of historic art, the Museum of Modern Art and Guggenheim Museum's 's 20th century collection, and the American Museum of Natural History and its Hayden Planetarium focusing on the sciences.
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 New York City -
New York emerged from World War II as the unquestioned leading city of the world, with Wall Street leading America's emergence as the world's dominant economic power, the United Nations headquarters (built in Manhattan in 1952) emphasizing its political influence, and the rise of Abstract Expressionism displacing Paris as center of the art world.
New York City is located at the center of the BosWash megalopolis, 218 miles (350 km) driving distance from Boston and 220 miles (353 km) from Washington, D.C. The city's total area is 468.9 square miles (1,214.4 km²), of which 35.31% is water.
New York City's significance as a trading city results from the superb natural harbor formed by Upper New York Bay, which is surrounded by Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and the coast of New Jersey.
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 Tallest buildings in New York City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New York City has the most skyscrapers in the world with 50 buildings taller than 200 meters and 2 taller than 300 meters.
World Trade Center Towers 1 and 2 were the two tallest buildings in the city before they were destroyed on September 11th, 2001.
Tallest buildings in New York City's satellite cities and suburbs
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 New York City, New York - City Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the United States, and is at the center of international finance, politics, communications, music, fashion, and culture.
New York is a city of "great museums" with the Metropolitan Museum of Art's assemblage of historic art, the Museum of Modern Art and Guggenheim Museum's 20th century collection, and the American Museum of Natural History and its Hayden Planetarium focusing on the sciences.
New York?fs portrayal on television is similarly varied, with a disproportionate number of crime dramas taking place in the city despite the fact that it is one of the safest cities in which to live in the United States.
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 World Trade Center - New York City
Owned and operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, a self-supporting agency of the two states, the Center was developed and constructed by the Port Authority to serve as a headquarters for international trade within the bi-state port area.
The decision to build the World Trade Center was made in 1961, with the unveiling of the building plans in 1964, the commencement of site excavation in 1966, and the steel construction phase beginning in 1968.
The two office towers, each rising 1,350 feet, were the tallest buildings in New York City and the 5th and 6th tallest in the world.
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The tallest buildings in New York City were the twin towers of The World Trade Center until their demise on September 11, 2001.
Although the buildings became the worlds tallest at their completion, that was not the intent or reason for building them.
New York Senator Charles Schumer said that the towers must be rebuilt, but they should also include a monument to the victims.
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 World Trade Center - Minoru Yamasaki - Great Buildings Online
The building has three vertical zones; express elevators serve skylobbies at the forty-first and seventy-fourth floors; from these, and from the plaza level, four banks of local elevators carry passengers to each of the three zones.
The world's tallest building for a short time, taking over from the Empire State Building, and then surpassed by the Sears Tower.
The two nine story Plaza Buildings, with roughly ell-shaped plans, flank the main entrance to the complex from Church Street, with WTC 4 on the south and WTC 5 on the north.
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 New York city
New York city calls itself "the capital of the world" and it really is the epitome of the large international city.
Chicago can argue that it is the birthplace of the large building, but no place on earth is home to more skyscrapers than New York, many of which have been the tallest building in the world at the time they were built.
It's long been the place in the world to celebrate New Year's Day and I happened to be living near New York in late 1999, which allowed me to be there for New Year's Eve on the new Millenium.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/List of tallest buildings in New York City
The tallest building in New York City is currently the Empire State Building.
World Trade Center Towers 1 and 2 were the two tallest buildings in New York City before they were destroyed on September 11th, 2001.
Tallest buildings in New York City's satellite cities and suburbs
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 New York City Guide: Skyscrapers
New York is defined by its skyscrapers; it has more tall buildings than any other city in the world, and pioneered many of the construction techniques necessary to build them.
Three factors changed the shape of skyscrapers at mid–century: the trend toward modern architecture, the use of fluorescent lights, and a zoning law, passed in 1961, that encouraged the creation of plazas at the sidewalk level, allowing skyscrapers to grow much taller and bulkier in exchange for this space.
The fifteen skyscrapers in this section are the tallest buildings that New York City has produced, and all of them are, or were, among the hundred tallest buildings in the world.
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 Paul Halsall/Fordham University/Medieval New York Guide
The city of New York is a great creation of modern American culture, but to the eyes of a medievalist the histories of the European, Byzantine, and Islamic Middle Ages are documented in its streets and buildings:
St. Irene's building is a conventional modern barn, but the interior is a dramatic and forceful example of the sensual impact of a Byzantine church.
A completely modern building, the New York Mosque nevertheless recalls the use of space typical of the grand mosques of Islamic, and specifically Turkish, religious architecture.
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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Much of the city lies on hills surrounding this historic river junction, although Pittsburgh's downtown core is clustered on a wedge of level ground framed by the rivers and dubbed the "Golden Triangle." Winters in Pittsburgh can be cold and snowy and summers hot and humid, but seasons are usually moderate.
The city is remarkable for its grand entrances, especially if approached from the west through the Fort Pitt tunnel and bridge or from the north on Interstate 279 and the Fort Duquesne or Veterans bridges.
Notable among Pittsburgh's buildings are the Gateway Center Complex (1950-1953), the Gothic towers of the PPG World Headquarters (1984), One Mellon Bank Center (1983), One Oxford Centre (1983), the Columbia Natural Gas Building (1987), Fifth Avenue Place (1987), and the U.S. Steel Building (1971), at 64 stories the tallest building between New York and Chicago.
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 Wired News: The World's Tallest Towers
Again and again, American buildings topped one another -- the Chrysler Building was the tallest in 1930 but was overtaken by the Empire State a year later.
The tallest building in the world, Taipei 101, was completed in 2004.
Building technology is easily able to keep up with development demands, says Leslie Robertson, head of Leslie E. Robertson and Associates and the structural engineer for the World Trade Center.
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 Rod's Photo Gallery: The World Trade Center
At 110 stories each, they are the tallest buildings in New York City and the 3rd tallest skyscrapers in the world.
The buildings were designed by Minoru Yamasaki & Associates, and were completed in April 1973.
The buildings were the world's tallest skyscrapers until Chicago's Sears Tower was completed in 1974.
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 Paper Amid the Rubble
The buildings were reduced to rubble, thousands of lives lost, but the paper had survived.
The acres of customer files filled with original signed documents are catalogued and kept in a well managed warehouse north of New York City, the files and shelves all bar coded for ease of access.
He is recently retired from New York Life, where he saw from inception to completion the installation of a document management/records management system for the company's Individual Policy Service Department.
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 Lightning Strike Risk After Twin Towers Fall
New York - Scientists fear lightning will become more dangerous in lower Manhattan without the World Trade Centre, which absorbed lightning with its 120m antenna, a news report said.
The 110-storey twin towers, destroyed by terrorist attacks on September 11 last year, were the tallest buildings in New York City and one tower was topped by a broadcast antenna.
There was a news story a few weeks back that a guy was struck by lightening in the city (he was on the roof of his building during a thunder/lightening storm!) duh.....
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 KEY TO THE CITY - national sponsor space 2 - US City Information
New York City’s Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, the Pentagon, the U.S. Treasury, and a dozen other government buildings in Washington, D.C., as well as 14 state capitols around the nation are built from this sturdy, beautiful Indiana limestone.
New Amsterdam, Indiana is the smallest city in the U.S., they have a population of 1.
The tallest waterfall east of the Rockies is Whitewater Falls in North Carolina at 411 feet.
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 New York City - SkyscraperPage.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
New York City is perhaps the most widely known city around the world.
With residents from every country on earth, and with them their cultures, it can be said that NYC is an urbanized microcosm of the globe.
Geographically, the city consists of five boroughs; Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, and the Bronx.
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 Online NewsHour: Structural Questions - September 11, 2001
For more on the buildings we turn now to two structural engineers, Ron Hamburger, chief structural engineer at UQE, an engineering firm, and Hassan Astaneh, professor of engineering at UC Berkeley who is helping develop guidelines for the American Institute for Steel Construction, guidelines that would help structures withstand terrorist attack.
And when they lost the ability to support that, all of that mass, like another building, came down on top of the rest of the structure like a pile hammer and just essentially drove the rest of the building into the ground.
The steel columns that support the building were spaced at about three feet apart all around the perimeter of the building.
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 Science Fair Projects - Tallest buildings in New York City
New York City has the most skyscrapers in the world — 45 buildings taller than 200 meters — for comparison, Hong Kong has 39 and Chicago 17.
Buildings listed in a table as of 2004
New York Times headquaters (41st and 8th Ave.)
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 Forbes.com - Magazine Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
President Bush described the incidents as an "apparent terrorist attack." The White House has been evacuated and New York City was declared in a state of emergency.
Witnesses said of the Manhattan incident that the first plane's wings were wobbling before it slammed into the tower, located in the financial district in lower Manhattan, leaving a large, smoking gash in one of New York's tallest buildings.
The twin towers of the World Trade Center, one of the most recognizable landmarks in the United States, each have 110 stories, rising up 1,300 feet and are the tallest buildings in New York City and the third tallest buildings on the planet.
www.forbes.com /2001/09/11/0911worldtrade_print.html   (359 words)

  
 World Trade Center
In an attempt to grasp the reality of the destruction, to pray, or simply to witness history, visitors come to the site for a glimpse of what is left, clustering at every viewpoint along the secured area's perimeter.
Unlike some of the city's most beloved skyscrapers - the Empire State, the Chrysler, or the Flatiron buildings - the two 1,350-ft towers of the World Trade Center, designed by the Seattle-born architect Minoru Yamasaki, were as much engineering marvels as masterpieces.
A 16-acre, 12-million-square-ft complex, it resembled a miniature city, with a daytime population of 140,000 (including 40,000 employees and 100,000 business and leisure visitors).
www.paradisepath.com /world_trade_center.htm   (382 words)

  
 Skyscrapers/Wolkenkratzer/Wolkenkrabbers/Gratte~ciel New York City, page 1, with the 12 tallest buildings
The building is the tallest building in Lower Manhattan.
The tallest skyscraper built in upper Manhattan since the completion of the Empire State Building in 1930.
The skyscraper, formerly known as RCA Building, is part of the Rockefeller Center.
www.skyscraperpicture.com /Newyorkcity.htm   (752 words)

  
 CNN.com - New WTC plan is taller than twin towers - Feb. 26, 2003
A complex of angular buildings and a 1,776-foot spire designed by architect Daniel Libeskind was chosen as the plan for the World Trade Center site on Wednesday, The Associated Press has learned.
The new building is planned to be taller than the trade center towers, which briefly stood as the world's tallest at 1,350 feet.
The choice was made by a committee with representatives of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the governor and the mayor.
www.cnn.com /2003/US/Northeast/02/26/wtc.finalist.ap/index.html   (499 words)

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