Inevitably, the World Trade Center disaster site has become an attraction in itself--a pilgrimage site, a mecca for the curious and the grieving.
As of early November 2001, pedestrians can get no closer than about a block away from the wreckage. The best views are from Broadway, where streets leading to the site are blocked with chain link barriers that have become informal memorials. Every square inch of the barriers are stuffed with flowers, cards, banners, pictures, and flags from all over the world.
Viewers can glimpse the twisted and blackened wreckage beyond the barriers, and hear the heavy equipment that was working even early on Sunday morning. Massive dump trucks are lined up t...Read More