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Temporary 1993 WTC Bombing Memorial (New York)
Dedicated to: Victims of the 1993 WTC Bombing
Type of Memorial: Fragment of original memorial housed in a 9-foot, stainless steel pylon that evokes the memory of the Twin Towers
Location: WTC site
Address: Liberty Street
City: New York
State: New York
Country: United States
Open to Public: Yes
More Information: On February 26, 2005, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey joined with Governor George Pataki, Acting Governor Richard Codey, and Mayor Bloomberg to dedicate a temporary memorial to pay tribute to the victims of the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center.
The original granite fountain memorial was destroyed when the towers collapsed on September 11, 2001. During the rescue and recovery operation, a fragment of the original memorial was found. Clearly visible was "John D," part of the name of Mr. DiGiovanni, one of the six victims.
This fragment is preserved in the interim memorial. Port Authority Senior Architect Jacqueline Hanley designed the 9-foot, stainless steel pylon that evokes the memory of the Twin Towers. The temporary 1993 World Trade Center bombing memorial will remain until the permanent memorial is opened at the World Trade Center site. The permanent memorial will honor both the victims of the 1993 and 2001 terrorist attacks.