Brooklyn Bridge to the Staten Island Ferry

Staten Island Ferry

A winter walk from the Brooklyn Bridge to the Staten Island Ferry Terminal along South Street. Along the way taking photographs. It was unseasonal warm this Friday night and surprisingly few people out in this area which includes the South Street Sea Port.
Below the photographs is more information regarding each location.

A breakdown of the locations that are depicted in the photographs:

Brooklyn Bridge (in the background are the Manhattan Bridge and Williamsburg Bridge)
The Brooklyn Bridge is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States. Completed in 1883, it connects the New York City boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn by spanning the East River. (Source: Wikipedia.org)

Deutsche Bank 9/11 Memorial Fountain
Deutsche Bank 9/11 Memorial Fountain commemorates bank employees who were killed on Sept. 11, 2001, and, more abstractly, take the place of the fountain at the base of the former Deutsche Bank building at 130 Liberty Street. That fountain, the setting of Ophelia’s drowning in the 2000 movie version of “Hamlet,” was destroyed on 9/11. (Source: NYTimes.com)

FDNY Engine Company 4\ Ladder Company 15 and their 9/11 Plaque

Police Museum of NYC

Elevated Acre
Located at 55 Water Street (between Old Slip and Broad Street), the Elevated Acre offers views of the East River, Ellis Island, Brooklyn Bridge, South Street Seaport, and Brooklyn Heights.

Vietnam Memorial NYC
www.vietnamveteransplaza.com
A quarter of a million New Yorkers answered the call to serve during the Vietnam War. This memorial to their bravery and sacrifice recognizes their service and preserves the names and voices of a generation.

Staten Island Ferry Terminal
www.siferry.com
The Staten Island Ferry provides 20 million people a year (60,000 passengers a day not including weekend days) with ferry service between St. George on Staten Island and Whitehall Street in lower Manhattan. The ferry is the only non-vehicular mode of transportation between Staten Island and Manhattan.

Tribute in Light 2011

Tribute in Light 2011

The clouds covered the September 11th skies through much of the day and into the sunset. Only in the morning hours of September 12th did the clouds clear allowing the Tribute in Light to fade into the morning skies. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States of America.

Tribute in Light 2011 (September 10)

Tribute in Light 2011 (September 10th Night)

Photographs of the Tribute in Light taken on the night of September 10th into the early morning hours of September 11th after the lights were turned off.
The top photo was taken when the Tribute in Light was shining bright and the second photo was taken when the Tribute in Light was turned off after the first photo.

The planned day for the all night light memorial is September 11.