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Alexandra Petri: As One World Trade Center becomes tallest in nation — our skyscrapers, ourselves

3 years agoNews : ComPost

As One World Trade Center squeaked up another floor today to become the tallest skyscraper in the nation, here is an MS-Paint-enhanced look at what our Massive Buildings say about us. Well, possibly not. It depends on whether you consider an antenna part of the building or not. Read full article >>
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