The Trinity Root, a 9/11 Memorial Sculpture by Steve Tobin

Trinity Root by Steve Tobin

The Trinity Root is a bronze sculpture by Steve Tobin installed September 2005 in the south courtyard of Trinity Church in lower Manhattan. He created it as a memorial to the root of the Sycamore tree that helped shield St. Paul’s Chapel from debris after the collapse of the World Trade Center towers on 9/11.

photo by Scott Beale

Scott Beale
Scott Beale

Scott Beale founded Laughing Squid in 1995 in San Francisco and is currently based in New York City. When not running the blog, Scott can be found posting on Threads and sharing photos on Instagram.