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9/11 Memorial Video: See What Your Votes are Helping to Build

Thanks to everyone who continues to cast a vote each week for the 9/11 Memorial to win funding from Members Project! Your votes make a huge difference. We're leading in the “Arts & Culture” category, but the race is very close.  The $200,000 in funding would be a tremendous help in building the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center.Cast your vote now  Read more »

'9/11, Today and Tomorrow' Speakers Series Resumes with Best-Selling Author, RSVP Now

  The well-received "9/11, Today and Tomorrow" speakers series returns this fall with New York Times best-selling author Peter Balakian.RSVP now for this event and others in this dynamic series. Listen to a NPR interview with Balakian here and read one of Balakian's poem "Watching the Towers Go Down" on PBS'  Read more »

Bubby's Pie Company in Tribeca in September spotlight for 'SOS' funding effort

Nestled on the corner of Hudson and North Moore streets, Bubby’s Pie Company is nearing a major milestone.  On Thanksgiving, the restaurant will celebrate 20 years of serving American family heirloom recipes to Tribeca residents and businesses. For restaurant owner Ron Silver, this feat is particularly remarkable because the business has endured despite the impact 9/11 had on downtown businesses.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Museum Centerpiece: Help contribute to Memorial Exhibition

The 9/11 Memorial Museum's Memorial Exhibition will commemorate the lives of the people killed on September 11, 2001, and February 26, 1993, allowing visitors to know more about the women, men and children, who perished in those attacks. Plans for the museum allows visitors to enter the exhibition along a corridor in which portrait photographs of the nearly 3,000 victims form a "Wall of Faces" that is intended to try and communicate the scale of human loss.  Read more »

A perfect pitch for the 9/11 Memorial

If you squint, you can make out 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels (left) in the jumbotron above New York Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.  Joe, who's a big Yankee fan, is standing next to Chuck Imhof, the vice president of New York sales for Delta. The airline  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Museum Mission: Preserving the history of 9/11

9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels was prompted to reach out to 9/11 Memorial supporters and attack victims' families after Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gave a politically-driven speech about the 2001 terrorist attacks at the U.N. General Assembly yesterday in Manhattan. Ahmadinejad's calculated and incediary remarks  caused U.S. officials to abrutly walk out.  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. Skyward:  Read more »

Audio: Teachers recall evacuating children from public elementary school on 9/11

Listen to a group of teachers and administrators recall their experiences evacuating school children from their classrooms at PS 234, a public elementary school located a few blocks from the World Trade Center site in the downtown Manhattan neighborhood of Tribeca. Listen >>By 9/11 Memorial Staff  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. /em>Sun shines through steel:  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. /em>Up all night:  Read more »