MTA To Incorporate 9/11 Tiles in New Project

NY1 News

What started out as an impromptu tribute to the victims of the September 11th attacks will now have a permanent home in Greenwich Village.

One of the Tiles for America

The MTA is planning to use thousands of square ceramic tiles that were painted after the attacks as part of its plans for a new ventilation plant.The squares will be featured on the exterior of the building.

They were originally part of a display titled “Tiles for America” where, in the days and months following the attacks, they adorned a fence near Greenwich and Seventh Avenues.

The building is expected to take less than four years to complete.

This entry was posted in 9/11 Memorials. Bookmark the permalink.
  • One World Observatory

    Learn more about the One World Observatory complimentary ticket program.

  • Categories

  • From the Newsletter

  • Upcoming Events

    1. Thomas I. Glasser Memorial Scholarship Fund Easter Egg Fundraiser – Summit, NJ

      March 5 @ 8:00 am - April 2 @ 5:00 pm
    2. Play “Jeopardy” and raise money for pancreatic cancer research

      March 15 @ 8:00 am - April 15 @ 5:00 pm
    3. Evil Hockey Fights Cancer Fundraiser

      March 22 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    4. Joe Grzelak Memorial Bowl-a-thon

      March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    5. Helping Our Post-9/11 Survivors/ Labor of Love Quilting Bee

      March 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm