NEVER FORGET

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New York City Skyline 9/11 Tribute

A Time To Remember Those Who Died, Those Who Served, And Those Who Carry On.

Interesting Fact: The Tribute in Light is an art installation of 88 vertical searchlights placed six blocks south of the World Trade Center on top of the Battery Parking Garage[1] in New York City which create two columns of light to represent the Twin Towers in remembrance of the September 11 attacks.[2]Tribute in Light began initially as a temporary commemoration of the attacks in early 2002 but became an annual commemoration, currently produced on September 11 by the Municipal Art Society of New York.[3][4][5] The Tribute in Light was conceived by artists John Bennett, Gustavo Boneverdi, Richard Nash Gould, Julian LaVerdiere, and Paul Myoda, and lighting consultant Paul Marantz. ( https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tribute_in_Light )

 

 

 

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  1. Another note of interest about the lights. They sometimes confuse migrating birds resulting in the birds spinning around in the light, disoriented. This can be followed by birds crashing into buildings or the ground. Volunteers watch the lights and if a flock of disoriented birds can be seen in the beams, they are shut off for a few minutes to allow the confused birds to reorient and continue their migration. So if you happen to see the lights go off for a few moments and then come back on, that’s why.

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