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Articles about "September 11th Museum"
Retrospection and Reflection at 9/11 Anniversary in Lower Manhattan
September 12, 2012
Despite the sudden chill heralding the arrival of autumn, Tuesday morning saw thousands of people make their way downtown to commemorate the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001. With tight security measures in place, the mood was quiet and somber, with relatives of the nearly 3,000 victims of the attacks converging at the 9/11 Memorial to remember and reflect on the lives that were lost on that fateful day.Read More
WTC Subcontractors Owed $50 Million in Unpaid Construction Costs
March 21, 2012
After years of government infighting about construction costs at the September 11th Museum, it appears that subcontractors who have nothing to do with the dispute have been shouldering the weight. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the Sept. 11 Memorial & Museum have been unable to agree upon who should pay for the ongoing construction at the landmark Manhattan museum, and, unsurprisingly, new construction at the site has almost ground to a halt – there’s virtually no chance that it will be open in time for the eleventh anniversary of the attacks. Even worse: according to one trade group leader, the two government giants have left subcontractors holding a $50 million bill.Read More