Sept 11 Memorial Pembroke Pines Florida
Sept 11 Memorial
Finding a Sept 11 Memorial in South Florida was a surprise. This memorial is very effective in bring back some of our emotional memories of that tragic day in American history. It is not easy to think because its had an affect on all of us. Not only in America, but other countries grieved with us, it was a world wide event. It also caused some unwarranted wars. That was the politics of the event, this memorial is a tribute to the men and women who died and it inspired some great great works of art that can be seen here in Pembroke Pines, Florida.
Marble and Steel
The sculptures were beautiful, but the impact comes mainly from the emotions that we carry with us from the eventful day. Remembering the people and the tragic way they died will forever be imprinted in our minds.
Large Marble Sculptures are on Display
The marble pieces are large and heavy looking but beautiful at the same time. It’s worth seeing if you are ever in the South Florida area. Come visit Sept 11 Memorial at Pembroke Pines.
The steel sculptures on display used for the Sept 11 Memorial were made from the steel found at the site in New York.
The displays included a piece of a girder from the World Trade Center.
Several artists were involved in the project; a four-sided marble sculpture by Benoit Menasche. Each of the four sides of the sculpture have a theme to them: shock, grieving, acceptance and rebuilding, with the girder sitting on top of the sculpture.
Felix Gonzales, another artist, created several steel sculptures; a firefighter, and a girl who is sitting on the top of the tower ruins.
The city of Pembroke Pines is considering enclosing the structure and adding air-conditioned in the future.
Located at City Center, 10300 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, Florida. The plaza was unveiled on Veterans Day, November 11, 2011.
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