Reservations are already being taken for access to the memorial beginning on September 12, but the first couple of days are already sold out. Gotham Gazette looks back at the contentious process of designing the memorial and how Michael Arad came to design and incorporate wildly divergent needs and suggestions and demands into a coherent plan. That mirrors much of my coverage from the past decade (covered under both the Battle for Ground Zero and Rebuilding of Ground Zero series).
Steel being lifted at the Freedom Tower:
|Freedom Tower cranes lifting steel|