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Christopher Mathias

Uncertain Future For Sphere, A Symbol Of Resilience On 9/11

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 12.02.2012 | New York

After the 9/11 attacks, Fritz Koenig's "Sphere for Plaza Fountain" became one of the city's most significant memorials to the nearly 3,000 people who ...

PHOTOS: A Visit To New York's 9/11 Memorial

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 03.08.2012 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

Now, a decade along, downtown New York City has not only recovered, it's been reborn. With a nod to the past and an eye toward the future, the World Trade Center site lives once more.

9/11 Memorial Plaza In NYC To Open To Public

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS and VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 11.12.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Exactly 10 years ago, ground zero was a smoking, fire-spitting tomb, a ghastly pile of rubble and human remains. On Monday it was a p...

Paul Needham

PLUS: He May Have Been Pushed Aside, But Ground Zero's Original Master Planner Left His Mark

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Needham | Posted 11.09.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- A few years ago, it seemed as if Daniel Libeskind was down for the count here at ground zero. The commission for the Freedom Tower, now...

More Than A Metaphor: Michael Arad's 9/11 Memorial

G. Roger Denson | Posted 11.11.2011 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

No one critic can make proclamations concerning whether a memorial site succeeds in mitigating the lingering trauma and loss of a violent cataclysm for the public. Spiritual sustenance and healing is exceedingly personal.

Paul Needham

At The World Trade Center Memorial, Staying Above Ground Matters

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Needham | Posted 11.09.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- The search for the meaning of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks began as soon as the first plane hit the World Trade Center's north tower and...

Matt Sledge

9/11 Memorial Plaza: The Kind Of Place You Can Take A Date?

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.09.2011 | New York

The old World Trade Center towers sat on a barren, windswept plaza that cut off the city's street grid. That plaza was not a good setting to spark a r...

WATCH: The Best Video Of The New World Trade Center Site

Posted 11.08.2011 | New York

In an effort to attract new tenants to the new World Trade Center site, developer Larry Silverstein, Mayor Bloomberg, and architects Daniel Liebeskind...

The Memorial Architect: Arad's 9/11 Moment Arrives

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 11.05.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Architect Michael Arad first imagined the twin reflecting pools with cascading waterfalls – he calls them voids – as two ...

WATCH: Time-Lapse Video Of The 9/11 Memorial At Ground Zero

Posted 10.22.2011 | New York

The National September 11 Memorial at Ground Zero will open this September 11th, the tenth anniversary of the attacks. Architect Michael Arad and ...

Reflecting Absence: Exploring The 9/11 Memorial

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 09.10.2011 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

As New York, and the world, prepares to see for the first time what will most certainly be one of the most visited memorial sites in the world -- Michael Arad seems calm, focused, and comfortable with what they'll see.