Category Archives: World Trade Center Rebuilding

9/11 museum scraps plans for fancy restaurant run by Shake Shack owner

South Tower pool UPI/ Andrew Burton

By Matt Bradwell UPI New York’s 9/11 Memorial Museum will no longer feature a high-end restaurant with beer and wine sales after mounting criticism and accusations of insensitivity. The planned “Pavilion Cafe,” run by Shake Shack founder Danny Meyer, will now just be called the “The Cafe” and traded its upscale menu for simple pastries […]

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9/11 Memorial Plaza Should Be Open 24 Hours a Day, Residents Say

Sign with Memorial Plaza hours courtesy of DNA Info

By Irene Plagianos DNA Info The 9/11 Memorial Plaza should be open around the clock, residents say, so that both locals and visitors can quietly reflect in the space. The 8-acre tree-filled plaza, with two massive pools where the Twin Towers once stood, first allowed the public to enter without tickets or security checks in […]

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Calls Mount To Return Sphere Sculpture to World Trade Center Site

The sphere from the original World Trade Center (Credit: Getty Images)

CBS New York After years of controversy, there still has been no decision made on what to do with a popular sculpture that stood on the plaza at the old World Trade Center. As WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported, the Koenig Sphere was dented, battered and pierced, but remained intact after the attacks of September […]

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