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Building One, North Tower, 1970

1960
David Rockefeller presents a plan for a world trade center along the East River of Manhattan.

1962
New York and New Jersey authorize the development of the World Trade Center.
Development proceeds amidst protests by [unconstitutionally] displaced business owners.

1963
The Port Authority wins the legal challenge to the development of the WTC.

1970
The North Tower of the WTC exceeds the height of the Empire State Building, making it the tallest building in the world. (more…)

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