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    COLLISION IN NEW YORK, 1945

    It's been said that the World Trade Center Towers, tragically destroyed on Spetember 11, 2001, were designed to withstand the impact of a speeding jet airplane. Why would architects and engineers in the 1960s take such an unlikely event into account for their design requirements?

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    PRESERVING DOO-WOP

    Visitors to Wildwood cross a bridge from the New Jersey mainland to the island beach resort and step back about 50 years. Rows of small-scale, multicolored motels sit beside swimming pools and copious bright green plastic palm trees. Beaming over the motels are oversized neon signs in pink, green, yellow, and blue.

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    New Military Housing to Relieve Shortage in San Diego — Excite, 2001.1106

    Remembering The Towers — Hartford Currant, 2001.1106

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    Heritage Comes Under Spotlight — Belfast Telegraph, 2001.1105

    Heritage Buildings Offer Promise For Developers — Edmonton Journal, 2001.1105

    Wonders And Blunders — Review at Guardian Unlimited, 2001.1105

    New Star Rises In Hollywood - Made Of Bricks, Mortar — Christian Science Monitor, 2001.1105

    Pondering Ways to Remember Sept. 11 — AP at Architecture Guide, 2001.1105

    Bridge Designed By Da Vinci Opens Nearly 500 Years Later — Cleveland News, 2001.1105

    Architect Shoulders His Way Into Chicago — Boston Globe, 2001.1104

    From The Sensuous To The Studious — Baltimore Sun, 2001.1104

    Built To Take On Anybody — U.K. Sunday Times, 2001.1104

    Demolition Looms for Landmark on Grounds of Clinton Library — Crosswalk, 2001.1102

    Let's Make Sure We Do It Right — Opinion at Memphis Business Journal, 2001.1102

    Design Firms Say Clients 'proceeding With Caution' — Atlanta Business Chronicle, 2001.1102

    Valley Architects Honored For Excellence In Design — Phoenix Business Journal, 2001.1102

    Multifaceted Restoration Of Downtown Cathedral Nears — Sacramento Business Journal, 2001.1102

    $25 Million Home Of Innocents Campus Takes Shape — Louisville Business Central, 2001.1102

    Local Architects Feel Economic Pains — Portland Business Journal, 2001.1102

    BRPH Focusing On Orlando Design-Build Market — Orlando Business Central, 2001.1102

    Even Now, a Skyline of Twins — New York Times, 2001.1102

    Century Hopes Second Time's A Charm For Downtown Highrise — Houston Business Journal, 2001.1102

    Top Trends To Watch For Health-Care Facility Design — Puget Sound Business Journal, 2001.1102

    Concrete And Steel Magnolia — Malaysian Star, 2001.1031

    GSA Gives Federal Building Projects New Image — CMD Press Release 2001.1029

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