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The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

An overlooking view of the 9/11 Memorial. (Amy Dreher photo) An overlooking view of the 9/11 Memorial. (Amy Dreher photo)

"The Lens" series documents progress on the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site.   Read more »

September 11 National Medal is Unveiled

From left, U.S. Treasurer Rosa Rios, 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels and Rep. Jerrold Nadler today unveiled the official 9/11 medal commemorating the 10-year anniversary in lower Manhattan. (Amy Dreher photo) From left, U.S. Treasurer Rosa Rios, 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels and Rep. Jerrold Nadler today unveiled the official 9/11 medal commemorating the 10-year anniversary in lower Manhattan. (Amy Dreher photo)

The official 9/11 medal commemorating the 10-year anniversary of September 11, 2011 is now available.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial is Featured Talk of Arts Forum at New York Times

Joe Daniels, President and CEO of the National September 11 Memorial (Amy Dreher photo) Joe Daniels, President and CEO of the National September 11 Memorial (Amy Dreher photo)

9/11 Memorial President is guest speaker for Arts Forum at The New York Times.  Read more »

Preview Site Welcomes 2 Millionth Visitor

The Sobota family are pictured at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site. Capt. Patrick Sobota of the New York City Fire Department is the Preview Site's 2 millionth visitor. (Amy Dreher photo) The Sobota family are pictured at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site. Capt. Patrick Sobota of the New York City Fire Department is the Preview Site's 2 millionth visitor. (Amy Dreher photo)

The 9/11 Memorial Preview Site hits milestone with two millionth visitor.  Read more »

Sign: 'Where is Osama bin Laden?'

Cheryl Stewart's "Where is Osama bin Laden?" sign has been recently donated to the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Jonathan Byerley photo) Cheryl Stewart's "Where is Osama bin Laden?" sign has been recently donated to the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Jonathan Byerley photo)

The sign posted outside a Red Hook, Brooklyn, home that once counted the days - and years - Osama bin Laden evaded capture is now part of 9/11 Memorial Museum archive.  Read more »

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

Spools of wiring are stacked atop a bench of the 9/11 Memorial's plaza as construction work continues on the eight-acre park. (Amy Dreher photo) Spools of wiring are stacked atop a bench of the 9/11 Memorial's plaza as construction work continues on the eight-acre park. (Amy Dreher photo)

"The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial" series shows MEMO blog's readers unique vantage points of WTC in pictures by memorial photographer Amy Dreher.   Read more »

100 Days Until 9/11 Memorial at WTC Opens in September

A countdown clock in the offices of the 9/11 Memorial tracks the days until the September opening. (Staff photo) A countdown clock in the offices of the 9/11 Memorial tracks the days until the September opening. (Staff photo)

In 100 days, the 9/11 Memorial at WTC will have a dediated opening on the 10th anniversary of September 11, 2001.  Read more »