World Trade Center: to rebuild or remember.
One week after the world's worst terrorist attack, there is talk of rebuilding the World Trade Center.
To some, it is premature and insensitive to even fathom this. What was a landmark office building is now a crypt, and to many it will always be just that--"ground zero," rather than a lucrative and symbolic site on which to rebuild. But the political consensus is that something must be built to fill this void. Others feel that the tragedy must be remembered via a memorial park rather than another defiant skyscraper that could attract yet another terrorist attack.
"Both towers have to be brought back. They were icons of America," said Henry Guthard, the partner of the architect who designed the building, in a New York Post The New York Post is the 13th-oldest newspaper published in the United States and the oldest to have been published continually as a daily. Since 1976, it has been owned by Australian-born billionaire Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation and is one of the 10 article.
Senator Chuck Schumer Charles Ellis "Chuck" Schumer (born November 23, 1950) is the senior U.S. Senator from the state of New York, serving since 1999. A Democrat, in 2005, he became chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. has also come out in favor or rebuilding, saying that I think those who were lost would not want to see that space lay vacant.
"We must build something grand there," said Schumer, in an appearance on the CBS (Cell Broadcast Service) See cell broadcast. "Face The Nation" show.
Something--but what, exactly?
"I believe that we can build something better here. Let's not Let's Not is a science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov. It was first published in Boston University Graduate Journal in December 1954. It was written for no payment as a favour to the journal, and later appeared in the collection Buy Jupiter. duplicate," said Donald Trump Editing of this page by unregistered or newly registered users is currently disabled due to vandalism. , the owner of several tall buildings. "There's a fine line between size and majesty."
Trump said that building something new would be less of a problem than luring future tenants to occupy it. But he predicted that within the next three months, New York City New York City: see New York, city.
New York City
City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S. will recover from the gloom that has hovered above it for the past week.
"Zoning wouldn't be a problem here," said Trump, who called last week's events "one of the greatest tragedies in history."
This is clearly some of this city's most valuable real estate. That being said, however, nobody can forget what happened here on Sept. 11, 2001.
"A city's greatness is not measured by square footage or pricey views. We need a different kind of symbolism now," wrote Ada Louise Huxtable Ada Louise (Landman) Huxtable (b. March 14 1921, in New York, NY) is an architecture critic and writer on architecture. In 1970 she was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for "distinguished criticism. in the Sept. 17 edition of the Wall Street Journal.