eternal twins

Incredible photos of the World Trade Centre throughout the years, from a New York Times collection.

Construction of the original World Trade Center started in 1969 and the seven-building complex, including the twin towers, opened on April 4, 1973 in lower Manhattan. At that time, the towers were the tallest buildings in the world, surpassing the Empire State Building.

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