The Great Shrinking WTC Memorial

As the cost of the World Trade Center memorial escalate, the question has to be asked whether it’s time to scrp the project. “As the memorial has leapt in cost, its commemorative possibilities have shrunk… The very officials who are shocked at the price tag bear considerable responsibility for it. A steep cost became inevitable when politicians acceded to the early clamor to define the entire footprints of both towers as sacred ground.”