The 9/11 memorial in a desolate Gowanus lot

The mural makes its point loud and clear; the rusted cross attached to the chain-link fence is more subdued.

The photo was taken at least two years ago, so it’s possible the memorial’s been painted over and this empty lot now hosts a new co-op or some other building.

It’s one of dozens of homegrown memorials that sprang up after September 11, some of which have been collected here in Brooklyn Street Art blog.

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5 Responses to “The 9/11 memorial in a desolate Gowanus lot”

  1. jimmy Says:

    I saw this from the F Train yesterday on my way to Coney Island – still intact, at least for now.

  2. LG Says:

    The mural is still there in Gowanus, near Smith and 9th Sts. I saw it yesterday, 9/10/11.

  3. ShanksAhoy Says:

    It is still there.

  4. wildnewyork Says:

    I’m glad to hear it. I was afraid it was painted over and covered up by these Gowanus hotels I keep hearing about….

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