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Historic Koenig Sphere Returns to World Trade Center

uniformed people approach man in a white robe kneeling for a golden sphere monument

For 30 years the Koenig Sphere was located in the World Trade Center. But after the events of 9/11 it was moved to a new location, until now! INCEPTION Ordered by the Owners of the World Trade Center and the Port Authority, the Sphere was designed by Fritz Koenig. Placed at the Center of World Trade Plaza in 1971, it was meant to symbolize Unity and Peace. SEPTEMBER 11TH, 2001 After the tragic events of[…]

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5 Facts About St. Paul’s Chapel

landmark historical building surrounded by modern architecture

The Chapel was named after St. Paul, who was born as Saul of Tarsus in the early first century and martyred in Rome in year 67. The original Chapel opened in 1776, but was rebuilt in 1790 after the Great Fire of 1776. After he took his oath of office as the first President of the United States, George Washington attended services at St. Paul’s Chapel. After the attacks on September 11, 2001, St. Paul’s[…]

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Testimonials from New Yorkers on 9/11

Ask New Yorkers to talk about 9/11, and they will likely recall the day and events that unfolded in vivid detail: the clear September morning, where they were when the towers fell, the shock and disbelief, and the feeling of irrevocable change that settled in the aftermath. We asked our tour guides to share their memories of that day. As diverse as they may be, their firsthand accounts of the tragedy and heroism of 9/11[…]

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