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Author Topic: New World Trade tower drops "Freedom" moniker  (Read 1141 times)
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« Topic Start: March 28, 2009, 01:42:16 pm »

NEW YORK (Reuters) The name "Freedom Tower" has been dropped for the skyscraper under construction in New York to replace the World Trade Center towers destroyed in the September 11 attacks, but some locals are not happy about it.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090327/us_nm/us_usa_freedomtower
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« Reply #1: March 28, 2009, 03:13:27 pm »


As Mayor Bloomberg says in the article I read in the NYT yesterday (this might be the same one, I didn't check the link to see, sorry), people will call it what they will call it, regardless of any official name change. The Avenue of the Americas is still Sixth Avenue to most folks; this will still be Freedom Tower to most folks, never mind that for "marketing purposes" it's changed to One World Trade Center.

On a personal note, I was truly annoyed and disappointed to see that China's the first renter. ::sigh::
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