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The World Trade Center 9/11 Memorial at Night

April 10, 2013

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Last night I had the privilege of visiting the New York City 9/11 Memorial site with the Designers’ Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY) and the firm that designed the lighting for the memorial, Fisher Marantz Stone. This was my second visit, but my first time seeing the memorial after dark, and the experience was nothing short of awe-inspiring. I won’t go into the design behind the memorial, first, because it’s not my story to tell, and second, because it truly speaks for itself.

I will, however, share some of my photos from the visit, primarily for those of you that don’t live in New York and haven’t had a chance to see it in person. The progress that has been made at the site, and especially at One World Trade Center (center, below photo), is incredible. It is truly a place of peace, quiet, and reflection in the middle of one of the largest cities on the planet, and a fitting memorial to those who were lost on that day more than 11 years ago.

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4 Comments

  1. April 10, 2013

    Ryan, your pictures are absolutely breathtaking. You’re right – what a different site this becomes at night. Thanks for posting this.

  2. Wayne Wallshein #
    April 10, 2013

    Ryan,
    The first photo looks like a poster. I think you should market it.

    Wayne

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