Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

Green Bay backtracks on removal of controversial September 11 monument

One month after Green Bay’s City Council unanimously voted to scrap the weatherbeaten and inaccurate 9/11 memorial, public outrage has led to the halting of the plan, reports Jonathan Anderson of USA Today. Claims have now arisen that the memorial contains religious artifacts, a piece of stone from the Pentagon and possibly, blood of victims of the attacks. […]

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“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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Ballston Spa’s new 9/11 memorial vandalized

Diane Granberg of Ballston Spa has been arrested and charged with vandalism for damage to the village’s new 9/11 monument, which was dedicated three days ago, writes Steve Hughes in the Albany Times Union. Granberg allegedly wrote on the memorial’s bench and a flower pot with a marker. She did not damage the two steel […]

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