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TAG: 9/11 Memorial

Hardscape Solutions: A meaningful memorial

December 23, 2019By
Overview of 9/11 Memorial (Photo courtesy of PWP Landscape Architecture)

Location: New York City Company: PWP Landscape Architecture When many parties are involved in a project, communication is key. There certainly were a lot of people involved in the development of the 9/11 Memorial, located in Manhattan’s financial district. In fact, the number of agencies and individuals involved was one of the biggest challenges for PWP Landscape Architecture, the design... read more

Companies in the News: LandCare, Lucas Tree Experts, ELM, LMS, LaurelRock Co., Stihl

October 19, 2015By

LandCare’s support center staff and Baltimore branch teamed up to renovate the nature garden at Buddy Attick Lake Park during the company’s inaugural CommunityCare day. A popular venue with playgrounds, walking trails and fishing, the park’s native plants had been pushed out by invasive species, according to the company, and weeds covered the walkways by the lake. LandCare volunteers cleared the area... read more

PLANET bestows National Landscape Awards of Excellence

November 10, 2014By

The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) held its annual awards presentation and dinner, hosted by Caterpillar, during the Green Industry Conference (GIC) in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 23. The program recognizes the best work in commercial and residential landscape design, installation and maintenance, plus the best in interior plant work and in safety and sustainability. This year, the National Landscape Awards of Excellence,... read more

The giving trees of the 9/11 Memorial

March 14, 2014By

A cold rain fell on the 9/11 Memorial the morning of Feb. 25. Then a thick fog rolled in, engulfing the New York City skyline in a sea of gray. The dreary weather was a fitting backdrop as visitors perused the names of more than 2,700 people who perished in New York on September 11, 2001. Some of them took pictures.... read more

Standing Tall, the 9/11 Memorial’s urban forest

April 11, 2012By

It’s raining in Lower Manhattan. It’s a cold rain, the kind that makes you want to stay in bed. Yet at the 9/11 Memorial, visitors are pouring into the outdoor plaza just as steadily as the drops above. They have far more important things to think about: their loved ones. Some visitors gaze, mesmerized, upon the memorial’s two waterfalls. With... read more