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MY_WTC #399 | Steven 1976 | Operation Sail
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MY_WTC #399 | Steven 1976 | Operation Sail

Published 06/04/2012

The people sitting on the concrete wall were looking at tall sailing ships on the Hudson River. The concrete wall was part of the foundations for Battery Park City. That project was under construction in the late 1970s.

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MY_WTC: People gathered to watch Operation Sail in New York harbor, 1976. The location is the construction site of Battery Park City. The World Trade Center had been completed just five years previously.