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World Trade Center

Dedication Day April 4 1973

 
 
World Trade Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 2000
1. World Trade Center Marker
Inscription.  This plaque has been placed by the Commissioners of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

in commemoration of the skill and industry of the thousands of construction workers and Port Authority personnel whose efforts created the World Trade Center

World Trade Center
Dedication Day April 4 1973


 
Erected 1973 by the Commissioners of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
 
Location. Marker has been reported permanently removed. It was located near 40° 42.702′ N, 74° 0.785′ W. Marker was in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker could be reached from World Trade Center. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: former World Trade Center Plaza, New York NY 10006, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Grosse Kugelkaryatide (Great Spherical Caryatid), 1971 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); America's Response Monument (about 500 feet away); Welcome Message (about 700 feet away); Flag of Honor
The World Trade Center, 1973 - nearing completion image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 29, 2016
2. The World Trade Center, 1973 - nearing completion
(about 700 feet away); The Anne Frank Tree (about 700 feet away); The West Street Building (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named World Trade Center (was about 800 feet away but has been reported permanently removed. ); George I. Eacker (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. The marker was destroyed in the collapse of the towers. This entry was submitted for its historic value.
 
Categories. ArchitectureMan-Made Features
 
World Trade Center - a view from the top image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 1979
3. World Trade Center - a view from the top
Near center screen - Philippe Petit autographed the area of 2 WTC where his tightrope walk (April 7, 1974) ended.
World Trade Center - a view from the top image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 29, 2016
4. World Trade Center - a view from the top
Near center screen - George Willig autographed the area where his climb up 2 WTC (May 27, 1977) ended.
World Trade Center, early September 2001 image. Click for full size.
By Elizabeth Gertner Volsario, 2001
5. World Trade Center, early September 2001
A week before 9/11, my sister was trying out her new digital camera.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 24, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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