The World Trade Center Remembered (2020)

The World Trade Center Remembered Rising dramatically above all other skyscrapers at the tip of Manhattan the World Trade Center symbolized New York From any direction the Towers were lodestars Manhattan s local mountains Nearly a d
  • Title: The World Trade Center Remembered
  • Author: Sonja Bullaty Sonja Bullaty Paul Goldberger
  • ISBN: 9780789207647
  • Page: 451
  • Format: Paperback
  • Rising dramatically above all other skyscrapers at the tip of Manhattan, the World Trade Center symbolized New York From any direction the Towers were lodestars, Manhattan s local mountains Nearly a decade after the dark events of 9 11, New Yorkers continue to come to terms with the tragedy, and to reminisce about the views of the Towers they once had from their homes anRising dramatically above all other skyscrapers at the tip of Manhattan, the World Trade Center symbolized New York From any direction the Towers were lodestars, Manhattan s local mountains Nearly a decade after the dark events of 9 11, New Yorkers continue to come to terms with the tragedy, and to reminisce about the views of the Towers they once had from their homes and offices Visitors, too, are remembering how the WTC looked as they approached Manhattan by car, plane, or from the water As we mourn for the terrible loss of life, we also want to remember.The 72 images of the World Trade Center presented in this book depict a New York we once knew, one we are now working to rebuild For than two decades, practically since the Twin Towers were erected, Sonja Bullaty and Angelo Lomeo have been photographing these awesome buildings The pictures featured here portray the WTC from all directions, starting with views from the east at dawn, and ending with evening views from the west There are captivating panoramas from Brooklyn, Lower Manhattan, New Jersey, and uptown, taken in all seasons, as well as a section showing the grand Plaza at the center of the buildings Together, they create an unforgettable portrait of the Twin Towers.Introducing this extraordinary collection of photographs, Paul Goldberger s text evokes the Towers and the city they came to symbolize He recalls how they evolved in the public mind, targets of criticism to beloved American icons He explains their architectural significance and explores their visceral meaning to New Yorkers In contrast to books depicting the disaster and the days following it, this photographic memoir will be welcomed by all of us New Yorkers and visitors alike who yearn to remember the way the city was.A portion of the book s proceeds are donated to the Twin Towers Scholarship Program care of Scholarship America.
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    1. Disclaimer I received this book free from Abbeville Press in exchange for an honest review I did not receive any form of compensation.There are a few times throughout history that people will always remember exactly where they were when they heard the news 9 11 was definitely one of those occasions I remember being at work in the doctor office that I was working for at the time Our switchboard operator was out sick that day So one of our appointment schedulers, Jimmy, was working on the switchbo [...]

    2. The World Trade Center Remembered is an interesting and moving book It almost plays as a memorial to the buildings, something that is referred to by Paul Goldberger in his excellent essay The 72 photos in the book by Sonja Bullaty and Angelo Lomeo show the building intact and from all surrounding directions That they dominated the skyline, even for city dwellers, is evident That their lack is felt is unspoken, but also evident.In Paul Goldberger s text, he gives a history of the building He tell [...]

    3. 9 11 hit close to home for me as my father works in the State Department, was a member of the National Guard at the time he was later deployed , and we lived in the DC Metropolitan area While DC didn t experience trauma as much as NYC, we were still in shock and waited with baited breath for loved ones to call home I had a friend lose her mother in the attacks, and as stated, my dad went overseas and was profoundly affected by his experience With all of that, I am also in love with NYC It is one [...]

    4. The text written by Paul Goldberg gives an overview of the development of the World Trade Center and a history of how the architecture was perceived over the course of the building s life The book is filled with beautiful photographs taken by Angelo Lomeo and his wife Sonja Bullaty, photos that show the structures at all times of day and night and from all directions It is truly a keepsake reminder of these tragic buildings.

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