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A Look Back at the Process of Building One World Trade Center

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Source: Fast Company Co.Design

Author and architecture writer Judith Dupré has been writing about the World Trade Center since the early 1990s. She researched the Twin Towers for her 2013 book Skyscrapers and covered the 9/11 memorial in her subsequent book Monuments. Before that, she was a longtime resident of the surrounding neighborhood, and was part of the team that developed the nearby World Financial Center (now Brookfield Place).

Which is why three years ago, Dupré felt it was the natural next step to embark on her new book, One World Trade Center: Biography of the Building, focusing on the colossal 1,776-foot-tall skyscraper.

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