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Inside the New One World Trade Center

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Source: NPR​ Marketplace

Author and architecture writer Judith Dupré says the new World Trade Center “represents one of the most complex collaborations in human history.”

It's the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. More than 25,000 workers — and over $15 billion – helped re-construct the site.

Dupré's new book, "One World Trade Center: A Biography of the Building," recaps the 12 years the building was being developed. She had full access to the construction of One World Trade Center while writing the official biography of the building.

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