The history of the World Trade Center is far more fascinating than most people realize. It also started far earlier than most know; it encompasses history from the development of New York itself, to failed “World Trade Center” plans that came before it: U.S. Supreme Court challenge, strikes, a fear of heights, Hitler’s plan for Financial District, and many other stories make the history rich and colorful.
Learn more below:
Part I: From the 1640s to the 1940s
The World Trade Center and 9/11 in New York
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