(Photo at right is from the NJMC archives.)
The memorial features two wooden piers suggesting the fallen towers. Each pier is composed of 110 boards, each symbolizing a floor of the buildings.
Nearby, a steel silhouette of the pre-9/11 skyline recalls the view before the attacks.
A plaque with the follwoing quote accompanies the memorial:
"In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing." — Robert Ingersoll.
Click "Continue reading …" to see a time-lapse photo of the Memorial Cove at night, featured on the NJMC 2009 40th anniversary calendar.