Divided We Stand: A Biography of New York City's World Trade Center


When New York's World Trade Towers burst into prominence at the Hudson River's edge, their towering height was matched in presumptuousness only by the hubris of their name. This challenging and insightful book presents a history of that seismic moment of skyscraping ambition, and the consequences it had both for the future development of New York and urban life everywhere.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • NewYork
Publication year:
  • 1999