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GAUDÍ DESIGN FOR WTC SITE

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Two separate teams have launched bids to get an unbuilt design by Antoni Gaudí adopted as the chosen scheme for the World Trade Center site in New York. Both proponents - including a group of Catalan artists and Boston-based architect Paul Laffoley - claim the Art Nouveau masterpiece was originally drawn up in 1908 for the exact site where the twin towers were built in 1974.

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