Here is the progress made in Ground zero reconstruction in 2011. The city has come under heavy criticism for how long it had taken to rebuild the site. The city has come under heavy criticism for how long it had taken to rebuild the site. According to a 2008 editorial in The New York Times: “Each piece—the five towers, a transit hub, the memorial to those who died on Sept. 11, 2001—must be constructed in complicated layers. Engineers have to wall off the water coming in from the Hudson River. They have to provide access for parking and utilities and bring old streets back to life. And each major step in this enormous urban development is emotionally charged as it is, after all, the site of the worst attack on American soil since Pearl Harbor.
7Ground Zero Museum
10Ground Zero Returns to Life
11Remembering the Twin Towers
12Ground Zero Tours
For those who do want to make a visit to ground zero in person, here is information on how to tour the site.