9/11 memorial poolsby Clayton Schroeder
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The North and South pools are located in New York City, New York, USA. The pools sit at the foot steps of the collapsed world trade centers. (Twin Tower) These pools are made of solid black granite, cost $500 million dollars and are surrounded by 400 trees. www.texarkanagazette.com
Along the side of each pool are the names of the people who died in each tower, the 1993 world trade center bombing, the pentagon, and on the flights that hit the twin towers, the pentagon and the field in Philadelphia. dhogle.files.wordpress.com
The 9/11 memorial pools were built to honor the nearly 3,000 people that died on September 11 2001. Construction of the pools and the museum started on September 11 2006. Michael Arad, Daniel Libeskind, and Peter Walker were the Architects who planned/created the 9/11 memorial pools and museum. nyc-architecture.com
Every minute each pools blast 26,000 gallons of water over a 30 foot drop. And each pool is equipped with coin filters to keep the drains from clogging up with coins that visitors can throw in. cdn.trans-americas.com
The 9/11 memorial was finished in 2011 and took a total of 5 years to create. In the beginning before the memorial was created Michael Arad, Daniel Libeskind, and Peter Walker had to pick 1 out of 5,200 entries in a global competition. www.starrtours.com
Both pools at the 9/11 memorial site are about an acre in size. Every 1 of the 400 trees surrounding the memorial are Swamp White Oaks and help clean the cities air surrounding the park. www.cirrusimage.com
over 18 million people have visited the 9/11 memorial since it opened in 2011. Approximately 3,600,000 people go to the memorial each year. These people go to the memorial to see over 12,500 artifacts, 23,000 still images, and 580 hours of film. www.liberalamerica.org
http://www.911memorial.org/about-memorial http://nypost.com/2010/11/10/911-memorials-fountains-flow/ http://www.911memorial.org/blog/911-memorial-construction-continues-moving-forward cdn.searchenginejournal.com
The map of the 9/11 memorial area. nyoobserver.files.wordpress.com
M= 6in x 6in R= 176ft x 176ft scale factor= 1/352 www.cimt.plymouth.ac.uk
when making my 9/11 memorial park it took me 3 hours to build, i had no problems. i used white cardboard, green constuction paper, gray heavy duty duck tape, blue foam board, black constution paper, fake 1 inch trees, tape, and glue. s131170.gridserver.com
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