It’s a cold day in February, and I’m walking through the 9/11 Memorial Plaza in downtown Manhattan. I approach the Survivor Tree, which was found in the wreckage after the 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and nursed back to health before being installed as part of the memorial in 2010. Directly to my right, the plaza’s southwest corner is fenced off, with a bulldozer sitting next to bags of dirt. More.
New York’s 9/11 memorial had a tragic flaw. Here’s the plan to fix it