World Trade Center (New York)
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Site excavation begins.
|5 August 1966||
Steel erection begins.
First tenants move into One World Trade Center.
First tenants move into Two World Trade Center.
|4 April 1973||
World Trade Center is dedicated.
|26 February 1993, 12:28||
Islamic terrorists detonate a bomb in the parking basements of One World Trade Center causing 6 deaths and more than 1000 injuries; tower remains closed for one month.
|11 September 2001, 08:45||
A hijacked Boeing 767 by American Airlines crashes into One World Trade Center in an apparent terrorist attack.
|11 September 2001, 09:03||
Another hijacked airplane, a United Airlines Boeing 767, crashes into Two World Trade Center causing a severe explosion.
|11 September 2001, 09:50||
Two World Trade Center collapses. Crushes Three and Four World Trade Center.
|11 September 2001, 10:29||
One World Trade Center collapses. Five and Six World Trade Center are severely damaged.
|11 September 2001, 16:10||
Seven World Trade Center is reported to have caught fire.
|11 September 2001, 17:20||
Seven World Trade Center collapses after burning for seven hours.
|29 September 2001||
Four World Trade Center is torn down.
|30 May 2002, 10:29||
In an official ceremony, the last column remaining from the World Trade Center rubble is removed and the cleanup work at ground zero is formally completed. The official death toll of the destruction of the world trade center is set at 2 823 dead. The remains of 1 731 victims were never recovered.
|16 July 2002||
Six concepts are presented by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey as well as the Lower Manhattan Development Corp. for the reconstruction of the World Trade Center site.
Relevant Web Sites
- Architectural Record: World Trade Center Coverage
- BBC News: How the World Trade Center fell
- BBC News: World Trade Disaster
- Building Conservation Technology: 11 September 2001
- CNN: Ceremony to close 'Ground Zero' cleanup (30.05.02)
- CNN: Chronology: The day after
- CNN: September 11: Chronology of terror
- CNN: Specials: Day of Terror
- CNN: Specials: Recovery
- CNN: Tod Rittenhouse: Why the World Trade Center collapsed
- CNN: What Will Replace the World Trade Center (19.11.2001)
- CNN: WTC leased to Silverstein, Westfield
- Dan Heller Photography: World Trade Center
- FEMA: World Trade Center Performance Study
- National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States
- New York's World Trade Center: A Living Archive
- NIST and the World Trade Center
- PBS: America Rebuilds - A Year at Ground Zero
- PennState: Architectural Engineering: The World Trade Center and Pentagon Tragedy
- Steve Spak: World Trade Center 9/11
- USA Today: Catastrophic Collapse
- The 9/11 Commission Report. Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States. W.W. Norton, New York (USA), 2004, pp. 567.
- Le "World Trade Center" de New York, le bâtiment le plus élevé du monde. In: Acier = Stahl = Steel, v. 35 (June 1970), pp. 273. (1970):
- Le World Trade Center de New York. In: La Technique des Travaux, v. 47, n. 1-2 (January 1971), pp. 18-36. (1971):
- Intelligent Uses of Engineering and the Legitimacy of State Power. In: Technology and Culture, v. 44, n. 4 (October 2003). (2003):
- World Trade Center. Les leçons techniques de la catastrophe. In: Le Moniteur des Travaux Publics et du Bâtiment, n. 5154 (6 September 2002), pp. 16-19. (2002):
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