How Do We Know the 9/11 Memorial Is Really Real? Because It’s on Google Maps, Of Course

For too long, it seemed like the 9/11 Memorial might never get built, certainly not in time for 10th anniversary of the attacks. (There is a reason The Observer categorizes all our ground zero stories as “The Neverending Story.”  The 9/11 Memorial opened to the public last week, but with access tightly regulated—it’s still a very active construction site—it can be a little hard to believe it. But in case there was any doubt, we now have that most official of proof something exists: the memorial has been added to Google Maps. Read More

How Do We Know the 9/11 Memorial Is Really Real? Because It’s on Google Maps, Of Course