Christmas 2014: One World Trade Center, 9/11 Memorial Plaza

All photos taken today; resized to 800px wide.

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Most of the area is now wide open for anyone to walk through. No tickets or lines.

Someone was a fan of Millennium:

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They want it called this now:

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Not the Freedom Tower. I’ll keep the Freedom Tower Category, though.

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Pool of tears:

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That building is the 9/11 Museum …

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… from my in-person estimates, it’s situated where King Kong once died.

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What once was and should still be:

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The Survivor Tree:

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The 9/11 Museum again:

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Two views of the sky that shouldn’t exist …

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… the Twin Towers should still block the sky.

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Higher view from a nearby enclosed walkway:

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It was the best time to be there. A major holiday that began with rain. It kept people away while I was there.

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6 Comments

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6 responses to “Christmas 2014: One World Trade Center, 9/11 Memorial Plaza

  1. Martin

    The rain make the climax of the pics in the memorial perfect for what is it.
    Great Place, really beautiful
    Excellent job Mike ….Thank you very much..

  2. scheblein

    Thank you for this man on the street perspective.

  3. Thank you very much for sharing these photos. There is a special somberness to them that touches the soul. We’ve lost so many then … we’ve lost so many since :(

  4. dey

    Merry Christmas, Mike. It hasn’t snow yet in NY is it?

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