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Guide to the Michael Arad 9/11 Memorial Papers
2001-2019
 PR 422

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400


New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Marybeth Kavanagh and Margo Padilla

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on January 28, 2022
The finding aid is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Series VI: Office Files, 2003-2019

Scope and Contents

This series consists of documents related to the design and construction of the National September 11 Memorial. It contains correspondence, including print outs of email, billing information, and contracts. The files also occasionally include small drawings, rough sketches, specifications, and clippings.

Arrangement

The series is arranged into three subseries based on its original order as received by N-YHS:

Arad's Files

Davis Bond Brody Files (Davis Brody Bond LLP was chosen by LMDC as the Associate Architect for the World Trade Center Memorial.)

Project Files

Subseries VI.A: Arad Files

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 1-3 Competition and Early Design Planning
2003-2004
Offsite-Box: 36 Folder : 1-12 Competition and Early Design Planning
2003-2004
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 4 Correspondence

Scope and Contents

Consists mainly of people's reactions to the design of the memorial, both before and after it was completed. Some letters address how best to memorialize the individuals killed on 9/11.

2003-2019
Offsite-Box: 36 Folder : 13 Correspondence
2003-2005
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 5 Dartmouth Convocation

Scope and Contents

Material related to the convocation address given by Michael Arad at Datmouth on September 21, 2004. Includes a copy of the speech, correspondence, programs, and photographs.

2004
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 6-7 Invitations and Events
2004-2015
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 8 Project Files
2003-Jul 2004
Offsite-Box: 37 Folder : 1-11 Project Files
Jan-Oct 2004
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 9 Project Files
Aug 2004
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 10-11 Project Files
Sept 2004
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 12 Project Files
Oct-Dec 2004
Offsite-Box: 38 Folder : 1-3 Project Files
Oct-Dec 2004
Offsite-Box: 38 Folder : 4-13 Project Files
Jan-Sept 2005
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 1-2 Project Files
Oct-Dec 2005
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 1 Project Files
2005
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 4-8 Project Files
2006
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 2 Project Files
2006-2007
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 9 Project Files
2007-2011
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 3 Project Files
2008-2018
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 11 Project Manual, vol. 1-3
2004
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 10 Project Notebook
2004-2006
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 4 Printouts of Email Correspondence
Sep-Oct 2003
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 5 Printouts of Email Correspondence
Nov 2003
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 6 Printouts of Email Correspondence
Dec 2003-Mar 2004
Offsite-Box: 36 Folder : 14-16 Other Files
2005, undated

Subseries VI.B: Davis Brody Bond Files, 2004-2005

Scope and Contents

This series consists of files related to the firm of Davis Brody Bond, the Associate Architects who worked with Michael Arad and Peter Walker, Design Lead Architects, on the WTC Memorial.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 1-2 Associate Architect Request for Proposal
2004
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 3-4 Davis Brody Bond, Associate Architects
2004
Offsite-Box: 6 Folder : 5-9 Davis Brody Bond, Associate Architects
2005
Offsite-Box: 42 Folder : 18 Davis Brody Bond, Associate Architects
2005

Subseries VI.C: Project Files - National September 11 Memorial

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 1 Acoustical Design Report
2005
Offsite-Box: 40 Folder : 1 Acoustical Design Report
2005
Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 2 Agendas
2004-2005
Offsite-Box: 40 Folder : 2-3 Budget Estimates
2004
Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 3 Budget Estimates
2004-2005
Offsite-Box: 40 Folder : 4-6 Budget Estimates
2005
Offsite-Box: 40 Folder : 7 Budget Estimates
2006-2007
Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 4 City and State Agency Documents
2004-2008
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 6-10 Client Files-LMDC
2004
Offsite-Box: 40 Folder : 8-9 Client Files-LMDC
2004
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 11 Client Files-LMDC
2005
Offsite-Box: 40 Folder : 10 Client Files-LMDC
2005
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 12 Client Files-LMDC
2006
Offsite-Box: 40 Folder : 11 Client Files-LMDC
2006
Offsite-Box: 43 Folder : 1 Commercial Design Guidelines
2004
Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 5-6 Contracts
2004
Offsite-Box: 40 Folder : 12 Contracts
2004
Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 7 Contracts
2005
Offsite-Box: 40 Folder : 13-14 Contracts
2005
Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 8 Contracts
2006
Offsite-Box: 40 Folder : 15 Contracts
2006
Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 9 Contracts-Code Consultants
2004
Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 10 Cultural Center Design
2005-2006
Offsite-Box: 43 Folder : 2-4 Draft Specifications
2006
Offsite-Box: 39 Folder : 18 Draft Specifications-Design Development Phase
2005
Offsite-Box: 43 Folder : 5 Envelope Definition Package
2004
Offsite-Box: 40 Folder : 16 Financial
2004
Offsite-Box: 43 Folder : 6-7 Fire and Egress Studies
2005
Offsite-Box: 43 Folder : 8 Footings and Foundations Specifications
2005
Offsite-Box: 41 Folder : 1 Insurance
2004-2005
Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 11 Invoices
2004
Offsite-Box: 41 Folder : 2-4 Invoices
2004
Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 12 Invoices
2005
Offsite-Box: 41 Folder : 5 Invoices
2005
Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 13-14 Invoices
2006
Offsite-Box: 41 Folder : 6 Invoices
2006
Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 15 Invoices
2007
Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 16 Invoices
2008
Offsite-Box: 41 Folder : 7-8 Landscaping
2004
Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 17 Landscaping
2005
Offsite-Box: 41 Folder : 9 Landscaping
2005
Offsite-Box: 41 Folder : 10 Legal
2004
Offsite-Box: 41 Folder : 11 Lighting Proposals
2004
Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 18 Lighting
2004-2005
Offsite-Box: 43 Folder : 9 LMDC Presentation
2004
Offsite-Box: 41 Folder : 12 Master Plan
2004
Offsite-Box: 41 Folder : 13 Materials
2004
Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 19 Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing
2004-2005
Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 20 Meeting Minutes and Agendas
2004
Offsite-Box: 41 Folder : 14-15 Meeting Minutes and Agendas
2004-2005
Offsite-Box: 4 Folder : 21 Meeting Minutes and Agendas
2005
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 1 Meeting Minutes and Agendas
2005-2006
Offsite-Box: 41 Folder : 16 MEP/Utilities
2004
Offsite-Box: 42 Folder : 1 Models
2004
Offsite-Box: 42 Folder : 2-5 Names on Memorial
2002-2011
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 2-3 Names on Memorial
2003-2011
Offsite-Box: 42 Folder : 6-10 Names Parapet Fountain
2004-2005
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 4 Operations
2004
Offsite-Box: 42 Folder : 11-12 Operations
2004-2005
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 5 Operations
2005
Offsite-Box: 42 Folder : 13 Press
2005
Offsite-Box: 43 Folder : 10-12 Project Manual Vol.1-3
2004
Offsite-Box: 42 Folder : 14 Programming
2004-2005
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 5 Schematic Design Meeting
2004
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 6 Section 106, National Historic Preservation Act
2004
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 7 Site Security Issues
2004-2005
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 8 Site Signage
2004-2005
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 9 Space Requirements/Design
2004
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 10 Staffing
2002-2004
Offsite-Box: 42 Folder : 15 Status Reports
2004
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 11 Status Reports
2004-2006
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 12 Structural
2004
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 13 Subcontractors-STV
2004
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 14 Sustainability
2004-2005
Offsite-Box: 42 Folder : 16 Timesheets
2004
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 15 Traffic
2005
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 16 Waterproofing
2005
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 17 Wind Conditions
2005
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 18 Work Orders
2004-2006
Offsite-Box: 5 Folder : 19 Work Schedule
2004

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