WTC Memorial, Ground Zero
In April 2003, the Lower Manhattan
Development Corporation launched a
worldwide competition to design a memorial at the World Trade Center site to honor the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993. The LMDC received 5,201 memorial design submissions from 63 nations and 49 states making this the largest design competition in history. Winning design is above; click to view details on all eight LMDC finalists.