Category Archives: World Trade Center Rebuilding

Koenig Sphere moving to WTC Liberty Park, Port Authority says

The 25-ton bronze Koenig Sphere, a sculpture badly damaged in the terrorist attacks of September 11 is coming to the World Trade Center site — but not to its original home on the Memorial Plaza, where it remains unwanted, writes Irene Plagianos in DNA Info. Before year’s end, the beloved Sphere  will be moved to the new Liberty Park, an elevated park atop the Vehicle […]

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Liberty Park opening at World Trade Center raises question of Koenig Sphere’s placement

Liberty Park’s opening has renewed debate around the future site of the Koenig Sphere. Damaged in the 2001 terrorist attacks, the Sphere has been housed in Battery Park. Port Authority Executive Director Pat Foye announced at Liberty Park’s opening that he would like to move the Koenig Sphere into the park, despite his earlier remarks […]

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WTC Sphere set to move to Liberty Park

Port Authority officials have said that they are working to relocate the Fritz Koenig Sphere sculpture to the new Liberty Park that just opened to the public, writes Yannic Rack of the Downtown Express. Many people want the Sphere to return to its former home on the Memorial Plaza, but all requests have met with resistance […]

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