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Election-driven news and views . . . by Jim Geraghty.

Eleven Years Ago



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It is good that there is finally a tall tower, visible from Newark, in the lower Manhattan skyline: One World Trade Center, scheduled to be completed by 2014, 90 stories tall. Someday, I’ll take my boys there.

But it will be a long time before any adult visitor won’t first think of what it replaced.

I came across this ad for the World Trade Center’s observation deck in the late 1980s archives of Spy magazine:



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