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In the fall of 2021, the installation was moved to a safe location donated by Banneker Supply Chain Solutions. After undergoing extensive restoration under the guidance of Barbara Thornton, of Brewster Thornton Group Architects, LLP, and Alex Mendoza of Gilbane Building Company, the installation was moved to a final staging space donated by Tavares, LLC for the remaining restoration work.
The 9-11 Wall of Hope Monument is now being installed at its new home, hosted by the R.I. Convention Center Authority in downtown Providence, R.I. Click here to learn more about the installation process.
August '21: Designs for the new site, drafted by Brewster Thornton Group Architects, LLP
January '22: Chariho students weld new steel frames for the Wall of Hope
September '22: Grace Church and community volunteers prep and paint original steel frames
February '22: Mid City Steel loads up 90 newly-welded and galvanized frames for transport to the Banneker warehouse
March - June '22: Volunteer carpenters from Local 330 and HSI Construction carefully remove tiles from old frames
May/June '22: Chariho Tech Arts & Humanities students created 100 replacement tiles
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