The dedication of the 9/11 Memorial in Philadelphia was held on the banks of the Schuylkill River on September 11, 2012.
Participants included Mayor Michael Nutter, Deputy Mayor Michael DiBerardinis, Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers, Police Deputy Commissioner Kevin Bethel, Schuylkill River Development Corporation (SRDC) Chairman Jerry Sweeney, and Stu Appel, Principal of Wells Appel Landscape Architects, the designer of the memorial.
The steel I-beam featured in the memorial came from one of the World Trade Center Towers. It was presented to SRDC and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation by The Port Authority of NY and NJ.
Dedicated to the memory of Stuart D. Appel, 1954 - 2012.
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