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Double Check, Zuccotti Park, Intersection of Liberty Street and Trinity Place. A bronze 1982 sculpture which was relatively undamaged after 9/11, “Double Check” stayed in the park during the recovery effort, and was soon covered with tributes. Returned to the sculptor for repairs, he also created a new cast with all of the tributes attached called “Makeshift Memorial." It is in Liberty State Park, NJ, overlooking the WTC site. The repaired “Double Check” was returned to its original…

Zuccotti Park, Liberty Street and Trinity Place in Lower Manhattan, New York City. Site of the Occupy Wall Street protest camp in 2011. November 8, 2013.

Daytonian in Manhattan: John Seward Johnson II's "Double Check" -- Zuccotti Park The park took on a new personality about five years later when it became base for the Occupy Wall Street protestors. In their fervor to denounce anything remotely capitalist, they stuffed trash in the sculpture’s briefcase, tied a mask around his face and a bandana on his head. The statue that had become a memorial to the deaths of 3,000 innocent lives became a symbol of decadence to the protestors.

NEW YORK - DEC 1: Musician Jackson Browne performs in Zuccotti Park, Lower Manhattan, on December 1, 2011 in New York City. Browne was there to play music in support of the Occupy Wall Street protest.

from the Guardian

Time to roll up the yoga mats and man the barricades

Rose Caulfield, center, from Hoboken, N.J., participates in a public session of yoga, led by yoga instructor Seane Corne, in collaboration with the Occupy Wall Street protests in Zuccotti Park, on Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, in New York

Filmmaker Michael Moore gestures during a visit to the 'Occupy Wall Street' protest in Zuccotti Park in New York, Monday, Sept. 26, 2011. The protesters, many of whom are camping out in the lower Manhattan plaza to speak out against corporate greed and social inequality, got a morale boost from Moore, who told the crowd they were the start of something big. (AP Photo/Stephanie Keith) via @AOL_Lifestyle Read more…