Wednesday, September 7, 2011

WTC Memorial Ready For Public Unveiling

From NY1:

It's been years in the making, and now visitors to the World Trade Center site will finally have more to look at than construction fencing. In one week, they will be able to enter the 9/11 Memorial with its signature feature: Waterfalls cascading down into twin reflecting pools -- voids marking the footprints of the original towers.

"The falls are just what you would hope. They create a beautiful whisper, a sound envelope that drowns out the sound of the city as you’re standing in front of the names," said 9/11 Memorial & Museum President Joseph Daniels.

Inscribed in bronze panels surrounding the pools are the names of the 2,983 victims. Then there’s the plaza, lined with more than 200 oak trees....

Fore more, plus a video, go here.

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