New York’s memorial street murals to 9/11

While the official 9/11 memorial is now open downtown, some unofficial street murals in neighborhoods across the city continue to commemorate the day in their own small ways.

These are some of the first memorials that went up, visceral responses to the city’s darkest hour. This one above, in Gravesend, is gathering grime under the F train tracks.

Graffiti just beneath it mars this commemorative mural on West Broadway.

I think this one is in the East Village, but I didn’t record the neighborhood correctly. Can anyone confirm? The Daily News has a slideshow of more street murals here.

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2 Responses to “New York’s memorial street murals to 9/11”

  1. Carine Says:

    Corner of East Ninth St. and Ave. A according to this:
    Thanks for this post!

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