Ground zero master planner, Daniel Libeskind, praises 9/11 memorial, calls it a 'visceral encounter with this piece of New York'
Daniel Libeskind (Photo: Sebastian Widmann/AFP/Getty Images via Chicago Tribune)
My idea in the master plan was that this was a place of the spirit. This is where people perished. It was not a piece of real estate any longer. You could not put a building there.