Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

“Way of Light” in Santiago Calatrava’s Oculus, New York

The “Way of Light” in the World Trade Center’s Oculus marked the anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 by casting a swathe of sunlight across the floor of the building at exactly 10:28am, the time the second tower collapsed. The Oculus is angled to catch the sunlight in its skylight every year on the […]

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New York 9/11 anniversary ceremony on demand

You can watch the 16th anniversary ceremony from the National September 11th Memorial at the site of the World Trade Center here.

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Sixteen years after 9/11, Catonsville family remembers daughter Elizabeth Wainio

Ben Wainio and his family traveled from Catonsville to Shanksville, Pennsylvania to attend the “soundbreaking” for the final piece of the National Flight 93 Memorial, the Tower of Voices, a 93-foot windchime with a different tone for each of the 40 voices silenced when terrorists hijacked the flight on September 11, 2001. Wainio’s 27-year-old daughter, […]

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