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Nearly All World Trade Center Relics Have Found a Home

[Image via "In Memoriam: 15 Photos of the Twin Towers In the 1970s"]

While the redevelopment of the World Trade Center site continues to hit big milestones like the halfway mark for 3 World Trade Center and the imminent opening of Calatrava's Oculus, another, quieter off-site milestone is about to be passed. The 840 pieces of steel salvaged from the World Trade Center site wreckage, divided into 2,200 items and shipped across the world to act as artifacts and objects of remembrance for the public, have nearly all been shipped from storage. According to Crain's, only 30 pieces of steel and 70 personal artifacts remain in Hangar 17 at Kennedy Airport.

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