Diane Pham

9/11 Memorial Opens in New York City

by , 09/11/11

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Nearly ten years have passed since the devastating September 11th attacks, and much contention has swirled around the re-design of Ground Zero. With all discord finally placed aside to mark the decade passed, New York officials are planning a day long vigil on September 11th that will also include the opening of the highly anticipated 9/11 Memorial. Designed by architect Michael Arad and landscape architect Peter Walker, the memorial takes on a space that inspires contemplation and remembrance. With a green design highlighted by a plaza filled with trees and two reflecting pools sited where the twin towers once stood, New York’s next iconic landmark is one to be revered.

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  1. Rickwill September 11, 2011 at 1:06 pm

    Did they engineer the falls to capture the hydroelectric power possible to power the pumps needed for the falls?

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