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January 4, 2010

Double-Take

Burj Dubai.jpg

Checking out the pictures from the opening today, it looks like … Dubai just rebuilt the World Trade Center.  

(photo: Kamran Jebreili/AP. caption: An Emirati man watches the city view on the screen at the observation deck of the tower, At the Top, of Burj Dubai on Level 124 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, Jan. 4, 2010. Dubai is set to open the world’s tallest building amid tight security on Monday, celebrating the tower as a bold feat on the world stage despite the city state’s shaky financial footing.)

  • http://www.bagnewsnotes.com/2010/01/the-one-with-the-biggest-toys-had-better-have-pretty-damn-good-air-defense.html#comments mimi

    Yes, but notice theirs is as empty on opening day as the World Trade center was on its last day.

  • cay

    I thought the same thing–I wish we just rebuilt the twin towers and restored the NY skyline…

  • tinowman

    Bit higher, though.

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