Remembering 9/11 with Google Earth

We have done a number of posts in past years covering various aspects of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the subsequent rebuilding of the World Trade Center, so today we will only be looking at some of … [Read more...]

Remembering 9/11 with Google Earth

We have talked about the anniversary of 9/11 a number of times in the past, including 2006, 2010, 2011 (a three part series 1 2 3), 2012 and 2013. We also followed the progress of the new World Trade … [Read more...]

Remembering 9/11 with Google Earth

With today marking the 12th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, we thought we'd again take a look at the ever-changing skyline of the city. ┬áNew York City has … [Read more...]

Remembering 9/11 with Google Earth

With today marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York city, we thought we'd again take a look at the ever-changing skyline of the city. Past The best look at the … [Read more...]

New York’s newest “Tallest Building”

The Empire State Building was the tallest building in the world following its completion in 1931. It lost the title in 1972 to the World Trade Center, but regained its status as the tallest in New … [Read more...]

Remember 9/11 with Google Earth, Part 3: The future

We've shown you the past and the present of the World Trade Center area, and now it's time for a look at the future.Modeled by Patrick Griffin, and found in the Google 3D Warehouse, this model is an … [Read more...]

Remember 9/11 with Google Earth, Part 2: The present

Yesterday we showed you some ways to view the World Trade Center as it existed prior to 9/11/01. Today we'll take a look at where things currently stand. One of the best ways to get a feel for the … [Read more...]

Remember 9/11 with Google Earth, Part 1: The past

With the 10 year anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks coming up in a few days, we thought we'd look at some ways to use Google Earth to remember those lost in the attacks along with ways to … [Read more...]

New York’s 9/11 Memorial now available in Google Earth

The National 9/11 Memorial has been in the planning stages for a while, and it's slowly being constructed and is due to open next year.The 9/11 Memorial organization has teamed up with Google to … [Read more...]

September 11th Remembered in 3D in Google Earth

I noticed a popular model at the Google 3DWarehouse today was this one showing the World Trade Center buildings under attack viewable in Google Earth. This screenshot is of the GE 4 version, but … [Read more...]