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The buildings, designed by the Netherlands-based architecture firm MVRDV, are connected in the middle by what they call “a pixelated cloud” that many believe look like the Twin Towers exploding when the two planes hit on 9/11.
Chinatown has been hurting financially for the past decade and now the City Council may step in to get it back on track.
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
During the 10th anniversary ceremony of the September 11 terror attacks Sunday, families of the innocents entered the memorial for the first time.
Nearly 500 Long Islanders were among the 9/11 victims. More than 2,000 friends and family members of those victims attended the Point Lookout ceremony Sunday morning.
“The world may have called them brave, but we just call it doing our jobs,” said Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano. “They died doing what they joined the fire department to do: helping others.”
The National September 11 Memorial is just a few short steps from the frenzy of the streets of Lower Manhattan. It has two, one-acre reflecting pools in the exact footprints of the Twin Towers, where water seemingly disappears into a void in the center.
She rose like a phoenix from the ashes of the Twin Towers and now she’s paying a visit.
Ten years after the fiery collapse of the Twin Towers on 9/11, Lower Manhattan came close to becoming an armed camp once again.
It is a story that played itself out for many New Yorkers on September 11, 2001 – being separate from a loved one during the attacks on the World Trade Center and not knowing whether you would ever see them again.
As the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, Daniel Libeskind, the original architect for the new World Trade Center, is seeing his vision come to life.
The image on the television screen is still vividly etched in Vinny Testaverde’s mind. The former Jets quarterback was in the trainer’s room on Sept. 11, 2001, and had trouble making sense of the gaping, smoke-spewing hole in one of the Twin Towers.
The 9/11 Memorial design centers on the acre-size reflecting pools set within the footprints of where the Twin Towers once stood.
Whether you lived or died on 9/11 depended on where you were in the Twin Towers.
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