Friday, September 12, 2014

Boise's World Trade Center 9/11 Memorial Completed

Posted By on Fri, Sep 12, 2014 at 10:58 AM

click to enlarge Boise's World Trade Center 9/11 Memorial - BOISE CITY DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND HISTORY
  • Boise City Department of Arts and History
  • Boise's World Trade Center 9/11 Memorial
In the proposal to the Boise City Department of Arts and History for what would become the "World Trade Center Memorial," Jensen Belts Associates and artist Amber Conger described the concept as "Brave souls all connected...like ripples in a pond."

The $30,000 public artwork was paid for by the Percent for Art program and the Boise Fire Department and once access to Riverside Park is restored following scheduled Greenbelt maintenance, the public is invited to see the newly completed memorial. 

The 9/11 memorial has been in the works for months and was created at the behest of the Boise Fire Department to honor emergency responders who died during rescue efforts at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. The Idaho Fallen Firefighter Foundation and Boise Fire Department spearheaded getting the centerpiece of the memorial: a section of I-beam from the original World Trade Center,  



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