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“Touching mix of art and memorial” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tiles For America

Tiles For America
Murly Square, Greenwich Avenue W 11th, New York City, NY (West Village)
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Ranked #678 of 1,633 things to do in New York City
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Brooklyn, New York
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“Touching mix of art and memorial”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

This could be easily passed as one might think it's just an art installation of tiles. It's much more than that, as each tile has the possibility of invoking emotion. As you move through the tiles, you really get the experience of human compassion.

Visited November 2011
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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
“Such a moving experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

We walked down 7th avenue toward lower Manhattan when we saw this from across the road, many tributes left by ordinary people who have taken time to remember the victims of the 9/11 disaster. Heartfelt dedications handwritten on tile and tied to a wire fence at the corner of the roadside. Would recommend spending a little while here as it is such so humbling to read the inscriptions left here for posterity.

Visited March 2012
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“Dignified and Humbling. A must see.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

It seems strange to call this an attraction, but it is a sight that needs to be seen.

An hour spent reading the tiles here is an hour well spent. A unique memorial.

Visited October 2011
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