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Article Highlights Dedication, Significance of Original WTC

(Photo: Courtesy of Port Authority of New York and New Jersey) (Photo: Courtesy of Port Authority of New York and New Jersey)

The New York Daily News has republished on its website the original April 5, 1973 article that covered the formal dedication of the World Trade Center the previous day.  Read more »

Tickets Go on Sale Tomorrow for One World Observatory

One World Trade Center near the 9/11 Memorial. (Photo: Jin Lee) One World Trade Center near the 9/11 Memorial. (Photo: Jin Lee)

One World Observatory located at One World Trade Center will open its doors to visitors on May 29, 2015, and tickets go on sale tomorrow, April 8 at 10 a.m.  Read more »

Social Media Followers Share Memories of Twin Towers

(Photo: Fernando Zaccaria) (Photo: Fernando Zaccaria)

In honor of the 42nd anniversary of the opening of the original World Trade Center on April 4, 1973, we asked our Facebook, Google+ and Tumblr followers what they remember about the WTC before the attacks of September 11, 2001. Here is what some of them said.  Read more »

Today Marks 42nd Anniversary of WTC Dedication

April 4, 1973 marked the dedication of the original World Trade Center. (Photo: Fernando Zaccaria) April 4, 1973 marked the dedication of the original World Trade Center. (Photo: Fernando Zaccaria)

The dedication of the original World Trade Center took place 42 years ago today, on April 4, 1973. A ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrated the completion of the Twin Towers’ construction.  Read more »

Ship Found at WTC Site to Be Displayed in Albany

The vessel was found during the excavation of the World Trade Center site. (Photo: Courtesy of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation) The vessel was found during the excavation of the World Trade Center site. (Photo: Courtesy of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation)

An 18th-century wooden ship that was unearthed during the excavation of the World Trade Center site will now travel to Albany to be displayed at the New York State Museum, The New York Times reported earlier this week.  Read more »

Firefighters Reflect on Creation of NYC Stair Climb

Poster from the first annual NYC Firefighter Stair Climb on March 16, 2015. (Photo: Courtesy of NYC Firefighters Stair Climb) Poster from the first annual NYC Firefighter Stair Climb on March 16, 2015. (Photo: Courtesy of NYC Firefighters Stair Climb)

Firefighters Chris Barber and John Mills, both located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, are the founders of the New York City Firefighter Stair Climb. They reflect on the creation of the newly created event.  Read more »

One WTC Stair Climb to Raise Money for Wounded Veterans

A stair climb at One WTC will honor the first responder victims of the 9/11 attacks. (Photo: Amy Dreher) A stair climb at One WTC will honor the first responder victims of the 9/11 attacks. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

The first-ever stair-climb race at One World Trade Center will honor the memory of first responders on May, 17, 2015.  Read more »

9/11 WTC Victim Identified 13 Years After Attacks

Matthew Yarnell, who was 26 years old on 9/11, is the 1,641st victim to be identified. (Photo: Staff) Matthew Yarnell, who was 26 years old on 9/11, is the 1,641st victim to be identified. (Photo: Staff)

A victim of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center was identified Thursday, multiple media outlets reported.  Read more »

Firefighters Host NYC Firefighter Stair Climb

Chris Barber (left) and John Mills, firefighters on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, hosted the first-ever WTC stair climb. (Photo: Courtesy of NYC Firefighters Stair Climb) Chris Barber (left) and John Mills, firefighters on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, hosted the first-ever WTC stair climb. (Photo: Courtesy of NYC Firefighters Stair Climb)

Two FDNY firefighters launched the first annual New York City Firefighter Stair Climb at 4 World Trade Center earlier this week to raise money for Friends of Firefighters and Hope for the Warriors.  Read more »

Group Works to Recover Abandoned Colorado Memorial

The Liberty Point 9/11 Memorial is located in Pueblo West, Colorado. (Photo: Courtesy of Pueblo Young Marines) The Liberty Point 9/11 Memorial is located in Pueblo West, Colorado. (Photo: Courtesy of Pueblo Young Marines)

A youth and service group in Colorado is working to revitalize an abandoned 9/11 memorial in Pueblo West.  Read more »