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yamasaki & twin towers - portrait


the two towers, aka world trade center, opened in 1973, were the world's tallest buildings, surpassing empire state building which held the reign for 40 years. commercially, it was very successful and very innovative engineering-wise. 50,000 people worked in the buildings, and another 200,000 passed through, on a daily basis. the towers were destroyed by terrorist attack on september 11th 2001, in which 5,000 people died. american-born second generation japanese architect designed the twin towers; he was born in seattle washington state in 1912, and died in 1986 of stomach cancer, age 73.

black conté pencil drawing 
20x30 inch (51x76 cm) approx.
oak frame - top & bottom only
art canvas digi-print series

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