Wind Elegy at Wave Hill, Commemorating 9/11

Sun, Sep 11, 2011, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free admission (all visitors, all hours)

Visitors are invited to inscribe or illustrate strips of natural-fiber paper with personal reflections in observance of the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The flag-strips will be affixed to the pergola to flutter gently in the breeze. At week’s end, the papers will be composted to rest in the garden.

Wave Hill

West 249th Street and Independence Avenue

Bronx, NY 10471

(718) 549-3200

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Subway: 1 train to Van Cortlandt Park - West 242nd Street. A free Wave Hill van meets visitors at the terminus hourly while returning visitors departing the gardens. Passenger pick-up and drop-off are on the west side of Broadway directly in front of Burger King. Shuttle schedules at

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