February 2017

Healing a City and Nation with Design

Architect Gary Handel said his firm looked to create “a place that is a catalyst for the continuing transformation of lower Manhattan.” Photo by Jin Lee.
Family members stop in a moment of reflection before placing a rose on the North Tower bronze parapet.
Family members and friends of victims of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing gather at the 9/11 Memorial on Feb. 26, 2016. Photo by Jin Lee, 9/11 Memorial

A Fragment of History

Photo of the fragment from the 1993 memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.
The Sphere became a symbol of resilience after it was left standing on 9/11.
Photo of Vincent Boneski and Myrna Weinstein. Photo by Jin Lee.
This metal fragment stood out amid 4,000 tons of rubble.
A shard of window glass from the North Tower. Photo by Jin Lee.
Photo of “Welcome Back” mug. Photo by Michael Hnatov.
Photo of stop sign. Collection 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of Justin M. Spivey.