New Orleans, Louisiana: Eerie Deepwater Horizon Memorial (Gone)

Eleven lifelike men made of thousands of rusty welded steel disks stand in a circle in a street median -- a memorial to the eleven oil workers who died when the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform blew up in April 2010. The city removed the sculpture in August 2018.

Directions:
Just east of the French Quarter. In the median of Elysian Fields Ave., just north of its intersection with Dauphine St.
Hours:
Removed by the city in Aug. 2018.
Status:
Gone

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Deepwater Horizon Memorial.

Eerie Deepwater Horizon Memorial

Eerie is a great description. One minute you are in the heart of the French Quarter and suddenly you turn the corner to see a beautiful memorial smack dab in the center of a busy corridor.

[Mallory Billings, 06/07/2017]

Eleven.

Eerie Deepwater Horizon Memorial

Nice dedication of "Eleven," a memorial to the victims of the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform calamity of 2010.

[Jen Meredith, 02/28/2017]

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