Port Authority executive director Chris Ward told the Wall Street Journal that the September 11 memorial and museum will be "available" by the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in 2011. What does that mean exactly?
"What the public sees most importantly in terms of the plaza, the reflecting pools and the waterfall Read More
The Times‘ David Dunlap has details on the latest version of the planned September 11 memorial at the World Trade Center site:
The architect Craig Dykers has been working since 2004 on the design of a museum building for the World Trade Center site. In the end, he realized there could Read More
From the Associated Press:
As hundreds of firefighters bowed their heads in prayer, a cross made out of steel from the World Trade Center was dedicated Sunday near where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed into the ground on Sept. 11.
The 2-ton, 14-foot high cross sits on a concrete base shaped like the Read More
THE TERROR DREAM: FEAR AND FANTASY IN POST-9/11 AMERICA
By Susan Faludi
Metropolitan, 351 pages, $26
I’d best come clean. On Sept. 11, while the twin towers burned, I was living on a vineyard in the South of France, where I’d moved three years previously. Like most Americans, for the harrowing days Read More
Shortly after 9/11, two American flags were placed in the iconic main hall of Grand Central Terminal. The first, a flagpole standard, was soon joined by an enormous 40-foot-by-20-foot banner, vertically suspended over the center of the room. Although smaller flags have been hung at Grand Central before, according to MTA Metro-North spokeswoman Margie Anders, Read More
When Rudy Giuliani went to speak to Manhattan Republicans at Cipriani at 42nd Street last night, he snuck through the back door. By the main door was a bag pipe player greeting guests for the $1,000-a-plate dinner. And also, more than fifty protesters.
"People say, 'Oh my god, there's Rudy,’” said Rosaleen Read More