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September 27th In NYC History

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1889...The city's first skyscraper, the thirteen-story Tower Building, opens at 50 Broadway. The innovation is made possible by a steel skeleton, elevators and a thick bedrock foundation.

1993...Crooked cop Michael Dowd breaks the "Blue Wall of Silence" when he testifies at the Mollen Commission hearings into police corruption.

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