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The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

Conserving the slurry wall at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. Conserving the slurry wall at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.  Read more »

Tribute Honors Victims of Orlando

Ribbons tied around the Survivor Tree in honor of the victims killed in Orlando. Photo by Jin Lee. Ribbons tied around the Survivor Tree in honor of the victims killed in Orlando. Photo by Jin Lee.

Hundreds gathered at the 9/11 Memorial to commemorate the lives of the victims killed in Orlando, Fla.  Read more »

Flag at Half-Staff in Observance of Orlando Victims

U.S. flag continues to fly at half-staff in front of the 9/11 Memorial Museum in observance of the victims of Orlando, Fla. Photo by Jin Lee. U.S. flag continues to fly at half-staff in front of the 9/11 Memorial Museum in observance of the victims of Orlando, Fla. Photo by Jin Lee.

National Flag Day is today, falling on a period of national mourning.  Read more »

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

Flowers and tributes placed under the Survivor Tree. Photo by Jin Lee. Flowers and tributes placed under the Survivor Tree. Photo by Jin Lee.

Flowers and notes left under the Survivor Tree for the victims of the Orlando, Fla. shooting.  Read more »

New on View: Artifacts Tell Stories of 9/11 Victims

An artifact installation takes place during off hours at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. An artifact installation takes place during off hours at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

A new rotation of artifacts illustrate the lives of Sept. 11 victims.  Read more »

Blind 9/11 Survivor Shares Story with High School Graduates

Tribute left on the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. Tribute left on the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

A survivor of Sept.11 shared his story with High School graduates.  Read more »

Honoring the Life of 9/11 First Responder Richard Morgan

Richard Morgan's birthday rose at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by staff. Richard Morgan's birthday rose at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by staff.

Richard Morgan responded to the World Trade Center attack with Con Edison’s emergency management team. Today would have been his 81st birthday.  Read more »

Fire Dept. Bids Farewell to Last Known 9/11 Search Dog

Photo of Bretagne. Courtesy of the Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department. Photo of Bretagne. Courtesy of the Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department.

The oldest known surviving 9/11 rescue and search dog was put to rest Monday.  Read more »

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

Visitors at the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. Visitors at the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

The Lens: Capturing life and events at the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  Read more »

New Our City. Our Story. Podcasts Feature Rudy Giuliani, Others

Rudy Giuliani and Marilyn Goldberg in the Our City. Our Story. podcast series. Rudy Giuliani and Marilyn Goldberg in the Our City. Our Story. podcast series.

Two new podcast releases in the Our City. Our Story. series highlight the lives of Rudy Giuliani and Marilyn Goldberg.  Read more »