In the decade following the tragic events of September 11, 2001, the redevelopment of the World Trade Center site took many turns while the rest of the city underwent a building boom.

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From top of first page: Photo ' Scott Frances/ESTO, photo courtesy Municipal Art Society, photo by Flickr user Sleepybis, phot ' Michael Rieger/FEMA, photo courtesy CSU Archives/Everett Collection, photo ' Chuck Choi, Photo ' Albert Vecerka/ESTO, photo courtesy Moynihan Station Development Corporation, photo courtesy Spencer Thomas, photo ' Iwan Baan, photo by James Ewing, photo by Asad Syrkett

Gregory Wessner is exhibitions director at the Architectural League. The material presented here is based on The City We Imagined/The City We Made, the League's 2010 exhibition about architecture and development in New York City since 2001.

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