Mon, 15 Aug 2011 12:49:56 GMT | By Maureen O'Hare
Before 9/11: A history of the World Trade Center

Manhattan's lost 'Radio Row'



Manhattan's lost 'Radio Row' (© Radio Row [Berenice Abbott/Wikimedia Commons])
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  • Before the World Trade Center (© U.S. Navy National Museum of Naval Aviation/Wikimedia Commons)
  • Manhattan's lost 'Radio Row' (© Radio Row [Berenice Abbott/Wikimedia Commons])
  • Aerial view, 1964 (© CSU Archv/Everett/Rex Features)
  • Architect's model, 1964 (© CSU Archv/Everett/Rex Features)
  • Architect's diagram, 1967 (© CSU Archv/Everett/Rex Features)
  • Architect's diagram, 1967 (© CSU Archv/Everett/Rex Features)
  • Construction workers, 1969 (© WisHisSoc/Everett/Rex Features)
  • Building the towers, 1969 (© WisHisSoc/Everett/Rex Features)
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From the 1920s to the 1960s, the 'Radio Row' electronics district thrived in the lower west side of Manhattan. This area was demolished to make way for the construction of the new World Trade Center.

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