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A New Lower Manhattan a Decade After 9/11

WTC Overview, Silverstein Properties

Photo Credit: Joe Woolhead; Courtesy Silverstein Properties

Revitalization seemed almost inconceivable at the time the grey powdery ash was floating through the air, thick with the smell of acrid smoke still rising from the rubble. It made your eyes sting for months..In less than two hours on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Lower Manhattan, the world’s financial district and bustling home to hundreds of thousands of workers each day, was transformed into a ghost town.

Hundreds of companies doing business in the neighborhood were forced out by the terrorist attacks that felled the twin World Trade Center towers and hundreds more left on their own in the aftermath.

Read more: http://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/2011/09/08/new-lower-manhattan-has-risen-from-rubble/#ixzz1XVIFGRpU

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One comment

  1. bluehubbard

    fuck anniversaries. seriously when does it end? my neices and nephews dont know anything about this national holiday of mourning into blubbering bullshit. they are eight and nine. they like santa claus and like shit. must they be hammered forever? what will it take to move on? it happened ten fucking years ago.

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