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More than 70 employees of Windows on the World lost their lives on 9/11, as did the nearly 100 people that made the trip to the 106th floor for breakfast that day. Over the last ten years, much has been written about the legacy of that great restaurant in the sky and the people that worked there. Here's a guide to the best remembrances of Windows on the World, plus photos and links that tell its story before 09/11/01.

Remembering Windows on the World:
· Drinking at 1,300 Ft: A 9/11 Story About Wine and Wisdom [Esquire]
· Ruth Reichl Remembers Windows on the World [NY Mag]
· William Grimes Remembers Windows on the World [NYT]
· Sweet Remembrance: Windows on the World’s Dacquoise [The David Blahg]
· Chef Michael Lomonaco Looks Back After 10 Years [NYDN]
· Windows on the World: The Wine Community's True North [Wine News]
· 9/11 Remembered: Marcus Samuelsson [Food Republic]

Photos:

The History of Windows on the World:
· The Legacy of Joe Baum [Edible Manhattan]
· Windows on the World Opening Report (Subscription required) [NYT]
· Gael Greene's First Visit [Insatiable Critic]
· Mimi Sheraton's First Visit (Subscription required) [NYT]
· Gael Greene's Review from November of 1976 [Google Books]
· Mimi Sheraton's Second Visit (Subscription Required) [NYT]
· Bryan Miller's 1 Star Review from 1987 [NYT]
· Bryan Miller's Goose Egg Review from 1990 [NYT]
· Renovation Report from 1996: Can the Food Ever Match the View? [NYT]
· Ruth Reichl's 2 Star Review from 1997 [NYT]

Videos:
A JBFA profile of Wine Director Kevin Zraly:

· CBS News Interview with Chef Michael Lomonaco from 09/16/01 [YouTube]
· The Restaurateurs of Colors, Both Former WOTW Employees [YouTube]
· Windows on the World - Then, and Now [CBS News]

If you have any remembrances of Windows on the World, do drop them in the comments.

· All Coverage of Windows on the World [~ENY~]

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