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One World Trade Center 'a bold but flawed giant'

One World Trade Center 'a bold but flawed giant'

NEW YORK — Ever since that awful day, when the hijacked jetliners tore into the twin towers of the World Trade Center, and the decision to rebuild was made, the question lurked: Could a new skyscraper deliver more than just a blunt statement that Americans won't be intimidated by terrorists? Thirteen years later, we have the answer: A bold but flawed giant, opening next month, which will knock Chicago's Willis Tower from its perch as the Western Hemisphere's tallest building. The $3.9 billion, 104-story skyscraper, once called Freedom Tower and since renamed One World Trade Center, simultaneously reclaims the lower Manhattan skyline and reveals anew that America has...

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