Guardians of Remembrance: Preserving the 9/11 Memorial

A dedicated team of professionals undertakes its ongoing upkeep to preserve the integrity and beauty of the 9/11 Memorial.

The 9/11 Memorial is a solemn reminder of the terrible events that happened on September 11, 2001, and it will always be a part of the nation’s collective memory. However, in the middle of New York City’s busy downtown, this sacred ground needs meticulous care and constant maintenance to keep its importance for future generations.

The 9/11 Memorial has endured as a symbol of tenacity, unity, and remembrance in the face of adversity. Its upkeep demonstrates the dedication of individuals and organizations who work to preserve the memory of those who have died. The memorial stands as a place of solace, reflection, and hope due to their unwavering dedication, reminding us of the importance of cherishing and preserving our shared history for future generations.

James Maroon is one of the few people who’s job it is to spend 8 hours a night, five days a week, at the bottom of the 9/11 Memorial making sure that it looks perfect for the following days visitors. James shares his story and perspective on the job he has taken on.