World Trade Center Lives On

A name can change how you think about a place and how you plan for it.
September 18, 2003, 12pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Not destruction, not excavation, not rebuilding and certainly not the passage of two years have erased 'World Trade Center' from the map...And it is no longer simply a reference to the past.Instead, a series of decisions points to 'World Trade Center' as the formal, future name of that acreage downtown, Daniel Libeskind designs and all...This matters because what New Yorkers call the place will shape how they think about it. How they think about it will inform how they plan it."

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Published on Wednesday, September 17, 2003 in The New York Times
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