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9/11 events on 9/11
at Pace University Downtown Campus
“The First 24 Hours” REMEMBRANCE VIGIL
When: Monday, September 11 from 8:46 a.m. to 8:46 a.m. on Tuesday, September 12
Where: Lobby, the Pace University Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, 1 Pace Plaza (East of City Hall. Use Spruce Street entrance between Park Row and Gold St.)
Why: Because many people may not want to be alone with their memories on the fifth anniversary, Pace will open its doors for a round-the-clock viewing of “The First 24 Hours,” an exhibition organized by the New York State Museum, of artifacts recovered from the World Trade Center disaster site.
CANDLELIGHT WALK/SILENT VIGIL
5th annual memorial candlelight vigil (candles provided)
When: Monday, September 11, 9:00 pm
Where: Pace University, 1 Pace Plaza
What: After a moment of silence, Pace University students, staff and faculty members and members of the public, are given candles and walk down Nassau St. and across to the World Trade Center site, passing the Federal Reserve Bank where others will join them.
Pace is the closest university to Ground Zero (three blocks away) and suffered the loss of 47 students and alumni on 9/11.
These events follow a three-day public conference last week, “Aftershock: Rethinking the Future Since September 11, 2001” that presented panel discussions and preeminent speakers including New York City Deputy Mayor Daniel Doctoroff, Presidential Advisor David Gergen, Co-chair of the National 9/11 Commission Lee Hamilton, Presidential Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, and “Weekly Standard” Editor William Kristol.
Subways: 2, 3 to Park Place/Broadway or Broadway/Nassau/Fulton; A, C, J, M, Z to Broadway/Nassau/Fulton; 4, 5, 6 to Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall, J, N or R to City Hall/Broadway.