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The Pit

Mayor Michael Bloomberg greets the first public visitors to the 9/11 Memorial plaza - New York, NY - Sep 12, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

9/11 Memorial Plaza Opens To The Public

The plot of land known for a decade as “the pile,” “the pit” and “Ground Zero” is opening to the public for the first time since that terrible morning in 2001

09/12/2011

In this file photo of  Sept. 27, 2001, rescue workers remove their hats and bow their heads as they circle a body recovered at the World Trade Center site  in New York. (credit:Mark Lennihan, File/AP)

Ground Zero Workers Mark Another 9/11 Anniversary

Monday marks the ninth anniversary of the formal end of the recovery operation at Ground Zero, which concluded in 2002 with a ceremony to remove the last 65-ton column of steel still standing at the site.

05/30/2011