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Tallest Self-supporting tower

Started by Gregg Lengling, Sunday May 05, 2002, 11:01:00 am

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Gregg Lengling

On Friday MS/NBC was reporting that a consortium of TV stations in New York were putting together a proposal to builds the world's tallest self-supporting tower.  It would be 2000 feet and not too far from the site of the World Trade Towers.
Anyone else hear this, I wasn't able to find anything on the net with searches.

Gregg R. Lengling
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I saw a Dow Jones story on the MediaWeek.com site:
Broadcasters Study Sites For Tower to Replace One Lost in WTC Attacks

MAY 02, 2002 -

Broadcasters who lost transmission facilities when the World Trade Center collapsed are eyeing Jersey City or Governors Island in New York as the site of a 2,000-foot-tall tower that would be the world's tallest freestanding structure.

The two sites are being proposed for the hour-glass-shaped tower because it would have to be located no more than 3.2 miles from the former trade center site to avoid interfering with broadcasting in other nearby cities...

Full story at:  http://www.mediaweek.com/mediaweek/headlines/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1481470

Sean at TMJ