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9/11 Memorial

SEIU Local 32BJ

 
 
SEIU Local 32BJ 9/11 Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, September 26, 2009
1. SEIU Local 32BJ 9/11 Memorial
The original location at the union headquarters, 101 Sixth Avenue. Only the two bottom panels are engraved.
Inscription.  
The September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center claimed more than 2,800 lives, including 24 beloved brothers and sisters of Local 32BJ, Service Employees International Union. Those who died, like their fellow union members, strived to build better lives for themselves and their families. On the anniversary of their sacrifice, we pay tribute to them for the grace and dignity they brought to their work, and for their courage in the face of death.
We will remember them always.
September 11, 2002

“To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die”
Thomas Campbell

Godwin Ajala - Angelo Amaranto – James Andiffred - Larry Bowman - Roko Camaj - Dennny Conley
Francisco Cruz Sr. - Simon Dedvukaj - Benilda Domingo - Samuel Fields - Ervin Gailliard - Mon Gjonbalaj
Leon Lebor - Daniel Lugo - Anthony Luparello - Robert Martinez - Manuel Molina - Jorge Morron
Sonia Ortiz - Vishnoo Ramsaroop - Esmerlin Salcedo - Fabian Soto - Vanavah Thompson - John White
 
Erected 2002 by SEIU Local 32BJ.
 
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed
101 Sixth Avenue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, September 26, 2009
2. 101 Sixth Avenue
Click or scan to see
this page online
in this topic list: 9/11 Attacks. A significant historical date for this entry is September 11, 2001.
 
Location. Marker has been permanently removed. It was located near 40° 43.405′ N, 74° 0.31′ W. Marker was in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker could be reached from Sixth Avenue north of Grand Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 101 Sixth Ave, New York NY 10013, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Juan Pablo Duarte (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Holland Tunnel (about 500 feet away); General José Artigas (about 600 feet away); Albert Capsouto Park (about 600 feet away); General José Artigas Monument (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named The Holland Tunnel (about 600 feet away); 83,85 Sullivan Street (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named The Holland Tunnel (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Regarding 9/11 Memorial. This marker originally consisted of four glass panels near the entrance to the SEIU Local 32BJ headquarters building at 101 Sixth Avenue. After the building was sold, the union moved to much smaller quarters at 25 West 16th Street. With no suitable outdoor location, the memorial was installed in the building
SEIU Local 32BJ 9/11 Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, September 19, 2020
3. SEIU Local 32BJ 9/11 Memorial
The memorial at its new location, 25 West 18th St
lobby, keeping the two engraved panels and eliminating the two blank ones.
The 101 Sixth Avenue building is listed in the "AIA (American Institute of Architects) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition".
 
Also see . . .  Service Employees International Union. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on October 8, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Current SEIU Local 32BJ headquarters image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, October 8, 2020
4. Current SEIU Local 32BJ headquarters
25 West 18th Street
SEIU Local 32BJ 9/11 Memorial location image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, October 8, 2020
5. SEIU Local 32BJ 9/11 Memorial location
The plaques are the light green area at the entry, center screen.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 80 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on October 8, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 8, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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May. 22, 2022