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Reflecting Absence - World Trade Center Site Memorial
Recent Architecture: Memorial

Architect
Michael Arad
Associate Architect
Davis Brody Bond Aedas
Landscape Architect
Peter Walker
Owner
National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center
Dates
  • Constructed, 2012
 Podcasts
Michael Arad talks about the Memorial - 9/11 and its Aftermath - Michael Arad
Description
The design of the 9/11 Memorial was selected through an international design competition that attracted over 5,200 entrants from 63 nations. Michael Arad won the competition in 2004, and joined Handel Architects as a Partner shortly after.
The Memorial site is a public space for meditation and contemplation, centered around two reflecting pools that sit in the footprints of the original World Trade Center Towers. Lining the perimeter of each fountain is a parapet of victims’ names, arranged a...
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Location
Ground Zero
Trinity Pl & Liberty St
New York, NY 10006
United States

Nearby Items
1 World Trade Center 503 feet
World Trade Center Site505 feet
National September 11th Memorial Museum521 feet
National September 11th Museum Pavilion at the World Trade Center613 feet
World Financial Center Plaza758 feet
World Financial Center791 feet
Istanbul, Hagia Sophia, Interior802 feet