Who illustrated The Man Who Walked Between the Towers?

Who is the man who walked between the Twin Towers?

Who illustrated The Man Who Walked Between the Towers?

Mordicai GersteinThe Man Who Walked Between the Towers / IllustratorMordicai Gerstein was an American artist, writer, and film director, best known for illustrating and writing children’s books. He illustrated the comic mystery fiction series Something Queer is Going On.
Gerstein was born in Los Angeles, California. Wikipedia

Who is the man who walked between the Twin Towers?

artist Philippe Petit
During the early morning hours of August 7, 1974, French high-wire artist Philippe Petit took his position at 1,350 feet above ground in the South Tower. High above the streets of New York, Petit began the 131 feet walk between the Twin Towers with no net.

Is Philippe Petit still alive?

Since then, Petit has lived in New York, where he has been artist-in-residence at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, also a location of other aerial performances.

How old is The Man Who Walked Between the Towers?

24 years old
At just 24 years old, Philippe Petit made history on August 7, 1974 when he walked between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center on a cable wire.

How old was Philippe Petit?

72 years (August 13, 1949)Philippe Petit / Age

The 24-year-old acrobat in question was named Philippe Petit. He was initially regarded by police as a perpetrator and was arrested as soon as he left his perch, though charges were soon dropped.

How far apart were the Twin Towers from each other?

The 110-story buildings were more than a quarter-mile high, and the two buildings were about 200 feet apart. Petit did not use a safety net or harness, according to the Daily Mail.

Is The Walk real?

The real Philippe Petit (top) lies down on the high-wire between the Twin Towers. Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt (bottom) captures the breathtaking moment in The Walk movie….The Walk (2015)

Clément Sibony Born: November 30, 1976 Birthplace: Paris, France Jean-Louis Blondeau Birthplace: France