Boym Buildings of Disaster Souvenir Building: 1993 World Trade Center New York City. Note the unique design at the base of this replica: a hole at the bottom where the bomb exploded in the garage."Buildings of Disaster" is the Boyms most controversial and successful catalog item: a line of building replicas that have become symbols through association with catastrophe, tragedy or scandal. Each is a few inches high and made of bonded nickel, in editions of 500.
Some are now in museum collections. The idea, was both an "alternative history of architecture" (buildings famous by way of emotional involvement, not aesthetics) and an examination of what souvenirs are all about. While the Boyms clearly anticipated a certain amount of controversy, they do not seem to have anticipated the series' durability.But that can be explained in a straightforward way: market demand. While the Boym's subject choices were unusual, many collectors became repeat customers. Has the boym label on the bottom. The world trade center feb. The item "Boym Buildings of Disaster Souvenir Building 1993 World Trade Center, New York" is in sale since Friday, June 26, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Historical Memorabilia\Fairs, Parks & Architecture\Buildings". The seller is "greenwich66" and is located in Armonk, New York. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.