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karlo_photography The Sphere once stood in the middle of Austin J. Tobin Plaza, the area between the World Trade Center towers in Manhattan. After being recovered from the rubble of the Twin Towers after the September 11 attacks in 2001, it was moved to Battery Park as a memorial to the victims of 9/11. 2d

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ldjacobs "Broken Symmetry"
For three decades, this sculpture stood in the plaza of the World Trade Center. Designed by Fritz Koenig, "The Sphere" was supposed to represent world peace through world trade. I remember sitting in the plaza on sunny lunch hours and watching the sun glint off its smooth bronze skin as it made its slow 24-hour rotation in the center of a fountain. On September 11, 2001 the sphere was damaged by falling debris, and yet it was not destroyed completely. It has been placed temporarily in the Hope Garden in Battery Park (just a few blocks from its original site). Here it stands, along with an eternal flame, to honor all those who lost their lives on that tragic day. ----------------------------------------
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smorezed 2016.02.04 Battery Park
Glad to see that the "Cool Globe" exhibition has a relatively large Taiwan
By the way, "The Sphere" which usually stood between the Twin Towers, had not been crushed after 911. It was moved to the Battery Park.
#batterypark#newyork#thesphere#coolglobe#globes#globe#manhattan
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fuentropia La Esfera del escultor #fritzkoenig, convertida en atracción turística desde que, en #2001, las Torres Gemelas del #worldtradecenter le cayeron literalmente encima sin hacerle mayor daño que el que se aprecia en la imagen. 2w

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jaz_m528 Waiting for the train and the beautiful morning sun is just shining bright 🌞 #7train #NYC #Corona #theSphere #boladelmundo #flushingmeadowpark #picturesque 2w

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michaelssister Back in studio lol #thesphere why yes I can in fact make a sphere. Intro classes ftw. 2w

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Clarendon Joan chuen
joanchuen #thesphere need to sort their place out... I'm all for hiring foreigners but when you have all 3 #autopaymachines that are #outofservice ... all the security guards direct us by saying "taaberpibe aveneedee" I've no idea where to go!!! Try to decipher what they meant... 2w

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viajes.3.0 The Sphere es una enorme construcción de metal con forma cilíndrica ubicada en Manhattan. Originalmente se encontraba en mitad del World Trade Centre entre las dos torres, quedando sepultada por los escombros tras los atentados del 11-S. Al recuperarla, su forma seguía intacta y sólo tenía algunas abolladuras. Se trasladó a Battery Park, lugar en el que se encuentra desde hace años, sin restaurar, como homenaje a todas las víctimas . Junto a The Sphere, una llama que nunca se apaga en memoria de todos los fallecidos.

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jeni_ver #throwback My brothers and my mom on one of our many visits to the World Trade Center. Thankful to have had those opportunities that are now memories. The sculpture behind us "The Sphere" survived the attacks on 9/11 and has been relocated to Battery Park where it remains a source of strength and hope. PRINT your photos every now and then so you have tangible memories like this. Too much of our lives is now digital and may be lost for the future. #throwbackthursday #worldtradecenter #thesphere #fritzkoenig #911 #familypictures @jav_ @arielsrodeo 3w

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