World Trade Center Memorial

By Estrella Bustillos

Aesthetic Value

The twin towers were the centerpiece of New York towering above all of their surroundings. What now stands in the footprints of the fallen towers is a sanctuary of remembrance and renewal.The twin memorial pools are grand just as the towers that once stood before them. The reflecting pools are located in the exact spots the towers once stood. The names of every victim who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks are inscribed in bronze along the pool walls.


The memorial was built to assure that the events that occurred on 9/11 and those who were lost are forever remembered.The monument restores strength and persistence in our country and continues to astonish millions worldwide. This monument is a tribute to the past and a place of hope for the future. May everyone remember those who were lost.