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Introduction
1)
Title
Sphere (from Plaza Fountain) 9/11 WTC
2)
Town, State
New York, NY
3)
ID #
913
4)
Compilation Date (Initial)
March 20, 2002
5)
Compilation Date (Latest)
October 26, 2004
6)
Site Worked Last
September 13, 2010
Content
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1)
Societal violence (nonmilitary)
2)
Group of common citizens/persons
3)
Not Applicable
4)
Male and Female
5)
Combination
6)
Not Applicable
Design
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1.)
Man-made
2.)
Inscription/Text Design
Parallel
3)
Sculpture w/wo pedestal
5)
Average (life-size)
6)
Not applicable
7)
Inscribed/lettered directly
8)
Text available, all
9)
Yes (see below)
9.1)
Image numbering/location
6701-766.1, 6701-766.2, 6701-766.3, 6701-766.4, 6701-766.5
10)
Design Preservation
Not Applicable
11)
Inscript. Separate from M|M
Yes
11.1)
Parallel Description
Tablet/Plaque
11.2)
Parallel Preservation
Failing
11.3)
Parallel Scale Inscription/Text
Small
12)
Designers
12.1)
Designer 1
Artist/Artistic Group: Koenig, Fritz
13)
Fabricators/Builders
Not Yet Determined
Setting
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1)
Park/Garden/Lawn/Field
3)
Appearance/Setting
Completed
3.1)
Appeal of the Item
6 Very Good
3.2)
Setting appears appropriate
5 Good
3.3)
Traffic near for access, distanced for appreciation
4 Satisfactory
3.4)
Visualization and panorama
5 Good
3.5)
Opportunity to view, to enjoy the item
5 Good
3.6)
Overall Averaged Score
5.0 Good (Given a 1.0 - 7.0 Range)
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4)
2001
5)
March 11, 2002
6)
Not Entered
7)
Not Entered
10)
Other Monuments on Site
11)
Satisfactory
12)
Local government
Themes
1)
MonumentsandMemorials.com Themes
No Perceived Theme Match
2)
National Historic Landmark Themes
C & I: Arts and Sciences
Demography
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1)
File Number
50
2)
Town/City
New York
3)
County
New York
4)
District
Manhattan
5)
State
NY
6)
Zip
10004
7)
Country
United States
8)
Latitude (GPS)
40.7041860000
9)
Longitude (GPS)
-74.0152310000
10)
Intersecting Street 1
State St
11)
Intersecting Street 2
Battery Place
12)
Additional Identifier 1
Battery Park
13)
Additional Identifier 2
Eisenhower Mall
15)
Man-made
16)
16.1)
Government, Local
16.2)
Government, Other
16.3)
Government, State
17)
2001-current
18)
Compilation Date (Initial)
March 20, 2002
20)
Compilation Date (Latest)
October 26, 2004
21)
Compilation Technique (Latest)
21.1)
Site Survey
21.2)
Book/Pamphlet/Text
21.3)
Government Materials
21.4)
Website
22)
Source Originator
monumentsandmemorials.com
Comments and Notes
NAME, ALTS: Sphere for Plaza Fountain, The Sphere Interim Memorial
SITE MAINTENANCE: Community group The Battery Conservancy
SPONSOR: Government, State and Other -- Lower Manhattan Redevelopment Corporation and Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, respectively
SOURCES: Dunlop, David, NY Times, April 29, 2004; Gayle and Cohen, Guide to Manhattan's Outdoor Sculpture; Lederer, All Around the Town; SIRIS
COMMENT: A 25-foot bronze sculpture, Sphere for Plaza Fountain at one time was the centerpiece of the World Trade Center's Austin J. Tobin Plaza (see Dunlop, above)
CODE-1-Sphere




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