A New Icon Of American Patriotism?

A monumental conservation effort is underway to save the wall that is now at the centerpiece of Daniel Libeskind's design for a memorial at Ground Zero.
June 25, 2003, 12pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Once it was the invisible 3,300-foot-long perimeter of the World Trade Center. But now this anonymous bit player has became a star in the epic story that is the multibillion-dollar reconstruction effort at ground zero... the wall has become beautiful in its brutalist simplicity and cherished for the circumstances of its survival...And if Daniel Libeskind's architectural blueprint for ground zero is heeded, the wall could become an icon of American patriotism...But only if it remains standing."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Monday, June 23, 2003 in The New York Times
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