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Old 09-11-2019, 08:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Willcross View Post
I've often wondered what the government would have done had the buildings not collapsed. Imagine if the two towers were just looming over NYC dangerously unstable yet refused to fall. You would have to evacuate all of Manhattan indefinitely.

I struggle to think how you would even dismantle them? Certainly not safely anyway.
Well, no.
Even if they didn't fall, you'd only have to evacuate the Lower Manhattan area - the WTC buildings aren't going to crush the Empire State Building if they fell...