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One World Trade Opens, New Era Begins

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Source: The Wall Street Journal

The design of One World Trade was both practical and symbolic, “like the Washington Monument, a real marker for downtown but a very distinctive building, like a lighthouse would be at the end of an island,” said the building’s architect, David Childs, a consulting design partner at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP.

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