Moving September 11th Tribute in Coney Island
Remember and honor the brave responders who selflessly gave their lives in the line of duty on September 11th, 2001. The Brooklyn Wall of Remembrance is a beautiful and moving monument situated in an uplifting setting in historic Coney Island. It’s a place where family and friends of those who died, along with visitors from across the U.S. and around the world, can extract meaning from this great tragedy by celebrating the spirit and precious memory of the true heroes of 9/11.
Situated on an exterior wall of MCU Park, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones, the Wall of Remembrance is comprised of three 30 x 12-foot granite walls featuring the laser-engraved images of 346 firefighters, 37 Port Authority officers, 23 NYC police offers, 3 NYS officers, 1 fire patrol first responder and a K9 rescue dog named Sirius. The monument was created by Sol Moglen, a born and raised Brooklyn native who was touched by the sacrifice of the real women and men (a third of which either lived or worked in the borough) behind the names and numbers of the September 11th attacks.
Come witness the power of New York City’s first 9/11 memorial in an inspiring seaside location in Coney Island. And visit thebrooklynwall.org for upcoming events, new additions to the monument and opportunities to donate to this 501(c)(3)-charity organization.