Talk:7 World Trade Center

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Old Building Page[edit]

I think there should be a separate page for the old WTC 7. This page could be misleading and the fact that it collapsed is only apparent further down the page. WikiImprovment78 (talk) 20:40, 16 September 2014 (UTC)

Why? All the other WTC towers have two (old and new) buildings at one page. Besides, it mentions the fact that the original 7 WTC collapsed, right there, in the lede. Epicgenius (talk) 16:41, 20 November 2014 (UTC)

Trade Center 7s collapse[edit]

It seems that the text is implying that World Trade Center tower Seven fell as a result of the damage caused by debris from the other explosions on the same date. I think it is **HIGHLY** important that it be noted that this could not have been the cause of the collapse, and that the true cause was that of a controlled demolition. When a tower collapses from fires burning within, they do not collapse from the top floor first, and they certainly do not collapse evenly. Please do some research on the subject and correct your misinformation. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 99.243.120.108 (talk) 21:24, 9 March 2015 (UTC)

Firstly, please sign your "contribution". Secondly, if you care to check the World Trade Center articles - you will find that the consensus of registered Wikipedia editors is that they have no time for conspiracy theories from unreliable sources. There are plenty of sites on the internet for these "theories" and that is where they should stay. Thank you, David J Johnson (talk) 21:32, 9 March 2015 (UTC)
The IP has apparently never read the NIST report on how the building collapsed.--MONGO 03:25, 10 March 2015 (UTC)

Moving to Seven World Trade Center[edit]

Any reason why this hasn't been moved to Seven World Trade Center to match the other World Trade Center articles? I see only brief mention of this in the archives, but if no one objects I will make the move. NuclearWarfare move-protected this article to sysop-only as it is featured, but I suspect that was only as a preventive measure against vandalism (which has happened before). Pinging Epicgenius as I see you are one of the primary contributors. MusikAnimal talk 16:16, 28 June 2015 (UTC)

Feel free to override my protection if you establish agreement here. NW (Talk) 17:26, 28 June 2015 (UTC)
@MusikAnimal and NuclearWarfare: I think moving this article to "Seven World Trade Center" would be consistent, though I wouldn't mind either way. (Also pinging Aude, another of the major authors, though he's relatively inactive right now.) Epic Genius (talk) 23:32, 28 June 2015 (UTC)
The building's name is 7, not Seven, according to its website [1]. The WTC complex is not consistent in its naming, so WP shouldn't try to impose an artificial consistency. This has come up before on other WTC articles. Acroterion (talk) 23:37, 28 June 2015 (UTC)
If you wanted to go off of the front page, they are all numerical except One World Trade Center [2]. We should probably go with that, then, unless you feel there's some sort of WP:COMMONNAME discrepancy. MusikAnimal talk 00:16, 29 June 2015 (UTC)
I'm fine with the common name in this case – i.e. One, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 7 WTC. Seven World Trade Center redirects to the 7 World Trade Center article, so it's no big deal anyway. Epic Genius (talk) 00:46, 29 June 2015 (UTC)