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VIDEO: Joel Meyerowitz Returns to WTC, Photos Then and Now

                           Photographer, Joel Meyerowitz, revisits the World Trade Center nine years later. Above is the TIME video and a link to his photosBy Norm Dannen, Public Affairs Associate  Read more »

Video: WSJ Columnist Visits Hangar Filled with WTC Steel

                                  Good Day NY interviews Ralph Gardner, a Wall Street Journal columnist, about his trip hangar 17 at JKF International Airport.  World Trade Center remnant steel, crushed emergency vehicles and other artifacts recovered from ground zero have been housed there since 2001. Some of the artifacts will be part of exhibits at the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  Read Ralph's   Read more »

VIDEO: 9/11 Steel Travels

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comThe above video is from Fox News' "The Rise of Freedom" series documents Pennsylvania memorial that honors victims of 9/11 with steel beam from World Trade Center. Read more about WTC steel being used in memorials across the country on The MEMOBy 9/11 Memorial Staff  Read more »

VIDEO: Inside Look at One World Trade Center

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comThe above video is from Fox News' "The Rise of Freedom" series taking a look at what it takes to build America's tallest building - One World Trade Center.By 9/11 Memorial Staff  Read more »

Follow the Flag: 9/11 stripes stop in Dallas

This flag is on a mission. Hands from across the nation will put their touch on the National 9/11 FlagOn it's latest stop to Oak Cliff, Texas, students of Erik Jonsson Community School have taken time to care for the flag and remember that all American's, not just New Yorkers, were affected that day."I will always be an American," the fourth graders sang to a local community group according to a   Read more »

Sharp lights up Vesey Street

The 9/11 Memorial and Museum and Sharp Electronics Corporation today announced the beginning of a technology partnership.  Sharp, in addition to providing future audio/video techonology support, has generously donated a new video installation at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site  Read more »

Sponsor a 9/11 Memorial Cobblestone, a Gift Helping to Build Nat'l Memorial

 The 9/11 Memorial is opening on Sept. 11, 2011.Help the 9/11 Memorial and Museum by sharing the unique gift of being part of history.  This holiday, sponsor a cobblestone on the plaza of the 9/11 Memorial on behalf of family, friends and colleagues and help pave the way to the memorial opening on the 10th anniversary. Cobblestones will line the paths of the 9/11 Memorial Plaza at the World Trade Center site – eight beautiful landscaped acres that will include two massive reflecting pools and more than 400 oak trees.   Read more »

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

Staff photographer Amy Dreher snaps a lot of pictures at the World Trade Center site, documenting the construction progress of the 9/11 Memorial. Amy also trains her lens on the smaller pieces that may be overlooked with a project of this magnitude. Through “The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial,” readers of The MEMO blog can share some of the unique vantage points captured by Amy. Jigsaw:  Read more »

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

Staff photographer Amy Dreher snaps a lot of pictures at the World Trade Center site, documenting the construction progress of the 9/11 Memorial. Amy also trains her lens on the smaller pieces that may be overlooked with a project of this magnitude. Through “The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial,” readers of The MEMO blog can share some of the unique vantage points captured by Amy. Green in spring, golden brown for fall:  Read more »