World Trade Center Memorial
1 Albany Street, New York Route Planner
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7.30am-9pm, times liable to variations, see Website

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The World Trade Center memorial is the work of architect Michael Arad. It features twin 30ft/9m-deep memorial pools, by the side of which run waterfalls, Reflecting the Absence. They are surrounded by a parapet on which the names of the victims of September 11, 2001 are engraved in bronze. Amid the hundreds of white oak trees planted in the park is a pear tree, saved from the ruins and nurtured, which now stands proudly on its original spot, symbolizing hope and renewal.

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