The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

A construction worker overlooks the south reflecting pool, which is about an acre in size, as the waterfalls were tested last week. (Amy Dreher photo)

Staff photographer Amy Dreher snaps a lot of pictures at the World Trade Center site, documenting the construction progress of the 9/11 Memorial. Amy also trains her lens on the smaller pieces that may be overlooked with a project of this magnitude. Through “The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial,” readers of The MEMO blog can share some of the unique vantage points captured by Amy.

Flowing: The pumps powering the waterfalls inside the enormous south reflecting pool of the 9/11 Memorial were successfully tested on May 13. In November, the north reflecting pool's waterfalls were similarly tested.

 The waterfalls, which flow on all four sides of the two acre-sized pools, drop 30 feet.  

By 9/11 Memorial Staff