A new Sept. 11 memorial on the Pentagon grounds will allow the public closer than ever to the tightly secured building. The memorial will allow visitors access and freedom of movement along the southern sidewalks.
SOURCE: March 31, 2006, imagery provided by GeoEye | GRAPHIC: Laura Stanton, The Washington Post - June 20, 2008
Pentagon's 9/11 Memorial Puzzle Article | When the nation's first major 9/11 memorial is dedicated on the grounds of the Pentagon's western side this September, it will change the iconic building into something it was not intended to be: a tourist destination.
Applying the Finishing Touch on the Pentagon Memorial Video | Abe Yousif, owner of Bucthel Metal Finishing Corp., describes the construction of the unique benches for the Pentagon Memorial. Video by Nick Miroff/The Washington PostEditor: Jonathan Forsythe/washingtonpost.com
Emotional Scene as Final Memorial Benches Take Form Video | Family members of victims from the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the Pentagon discuss their emotions as they watch the final memorial benches take shape at MetalTek foundry in Pevely, Mo. Video by Nick Miroff/The Washington PostEditor: Jonathan Forsythe/washingtonpost.com