KINDLE [Twin Towers The Life of New York City's World Trade Center]


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    KINDLE [Twin Towers The Life of New York City's World Trade Center] Angus Kress Gillespie ´ 4 Summary Read É PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Angus Kress Gillespie This book was written in 1999 as pressure was mounting for the Port Authority to turn the WTC over to a private agency The book was reissued shortly after September 11 as the only scholarly history of the WTC It's a fascinating study of political pressures and engineering featsIt's impossible to discuss the World Trade Center Towers without first understanding the New YorkNew Jersey Port Authority Conceptual

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    Read É PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Angus Kress Gillespie Angus Kress Gillespie ´ 4 Summary Read Twin Towers The Life of New York City's World Trade Center Comprehensive behind the scenes story of how the NYNJ Port Authority was created which was actually the owner o

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    KINDLE [Twin Towers The Life of New York City's World Trade Center] Angus Kress Gillespie ´ 4 Summary Read É PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Angus Kress Gillespie Good book that was exactly what I wanted when I read it after the destruction an appreciation for the place a feeling that it was a place with daily routines and normal activities like any other place I saw the aftermath first hand a few months after it was gone while I was in NYC on a business trip

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    Read Twin Towers The Life of New York City's World Trade Center Angus Kress Gillespie ´ 4 Summary Read É PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Angus Kress Gillespie Workman like look published pre 911 at the history politics architecture engineering social impact and daily life of the Wo

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    Read Twin Towers The Life of New York City's World Trade Center Angus Kress Gillespie ´ 4 Summary Read É PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Angus Kress Gillespie Written before 911 the book tells how the Port Authority built a 10 million s ft office building why it wanted to Also tells of daily

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    KINDLE [Twin Towers The Life of New York City's World Trade Center] This book was written before 911 It give an interesting look into the politics of getting the towers built as well as a bit of the enormous task of building the buildings and a bit of a look at a day in the lifeIt was interesting but could have been much so

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    KINDLE [Twin Towers The Life of New York City's World Trade Center] Detailed excellent account on the construction of these buildings

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    Read Twin Towers The Life of New York City's World Trade Center Angus Kress Gillespie ´ 4 Summary Read É PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Angus Kress Gillespie A scholarly recounting of how the WTC complex came to be and the politics involved This was written prior to 9 11 2001

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Read Twin Towers The Life of New York City's World Trade Center

Read Twin Towers The Life of New York City's World Trade Center Twin Towers The Life of New York City's World Trade Center Read & Download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Read É PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Angus Kress Gillespie The political maneuvering necessary to get the State of New Jersey to agree to situate the project at its present location Deftly presenting portraits of the men responsible for mooring the World Trade Center at its present location Gillespie provides ample evidence that the World Trade Center backers were “second to none in self promotion” Twin Towers also demonstrates how engineers prepared the site and solved complex problems wind patterns elevator placement ground water complications in order to erect the towers each with 110 stories And he discusses the contrast between the architectural community’s almost universal disdain for the towers’ design and the public’s enthusiastic acceptance of the buildings as a symbol of New YorkThere is to the Twin T. Workman like look published pre 911 at the history politics architecture engineering social impact and daily life of the World Trade Center While informative it is occasionally repetitive and a tad dry it nevertheless offers a sense of what an achievement the WTC was and especially in the cultural impact and daily life chapters what is now missing

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Twin Towers The Life of New York City's World Trade Center

Read Twin Towers The Life of New York City's World Trade Center Twin Towers The Life of New York City's World Trade Center Read & Download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Read É PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Angus Kress Gillespie Owers than its architecture however People give this complex life purpose vibrancy Gillespie points out The World Trade Center houses than 400 businesses and organizations from some 60 different countries engaged in a broad range of international business activities Through his numerous first hand interviews conducted with the people who daily work there Gillespie vividly portrays the world of bankers shippers freight forwarders and traders With skill and insight he captures what happens during a normal 24 hour day in the Twin Towers starting with early morning food deliveries and ending with the patrols of nighttime security guards          Twin Towers is both a fitting tribute and careful analysis of one of the most resonating symbols in American cultur. This book was written before 911 It give an interesting look into the politics of getting the towers built as well as a bit of the enormous task of building the buildings and a bit of a look at a day in the lifeIt was interesting but could have been much so

Angus Kress Gillespie ´ 4 Summary

Read Twin Towers The Life of New York City's World Trade Center Twin Towers The Life of New York City's World Trade Center Read & Download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Read É PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Angus Kress Gillespie A readable account of both the history of the construction of the Twin Towers and the life of the people who work thereThe Twin Towers of the World Trade Center are than office buildings They are symbols of America just as the Eiffel Tower and Big Ben represent their countries Commissioned in 1962 and completed in 1976 these edifices are still the tallest man made structures in New York City Indeed the builders intended the towers to make a statement about the importance of the Port of New York and New Jersey The complex rises like Emerald City with fountains and sculpture from what was once a dilapidated area of half abandoned stores          Folklorist Angus Gillespie takes us on a tour that goes back in time and continues to the present day He recounts. Comprehensive behind the scenes story of how the NYNJ Port Authority was created which was actually the owner of the World Trade Center who knew and all the in fighting that went on to design and build the 2 towers The book is written prior to the 911 attacks by an American Studies college professor and while it s very interesting it s not a smooth trajectory He back tracks and reiterates some of the same historypolitics in several of the chapters almost as if each chapter was written to stand alone as a scholarly article on some topic history of NYC politics role of unions etc rather than be a building block for the chapter to follow in the book

  • Hardcover
  • 280
  • Twin Towers The Life of New York City's World Trade Center
  • Angus Kress Gillespie
  • English
  • 06 June 2020
  • 9780813527420