From the Memorial

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

Tributes left at the South Pool of the 9/11 Memorial in the name of Michele Heidenberger, a flight attendant who was working aboard Flight 77 on Sept. 11, 2001. (Photo by Jin Lee) Tributes left at the South Pool of the 9/11 Memorial in the name of Michele Heidenberger, a flight attendant who was working aboard Flight 77 on Sept. 11, 2001. (Photo by Jin Lee)

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Honoring a Fallen Responder and his Father's Devotion

Jonathan Ielpi, FDNY Squad 288 (Gift of Ielpi Family), and white birthday rose at 9/11 Memorial. Jonathan Ielpi, FDNY Squad 288 (Gift of Ielpi Family), and white birthday rose at 9/11 Memorial.

Today, 9/11 Memorial staff placed a white rose in the name of Jonathan Lee Ielpi on the bronze parapets of the south pool in honor of his birthday. Lee Ielpi spent months searching through the debris at Ground Zero. In December 2001, his son’s remains were found and he carried Jonathan out of the debris pile.  Read more »

Place a Flag on the 9/11 Memorial on Fourth of July

A 9/11 Memorial visitor places an American flag in the parapets. Photo by 9/11 Memorial staff. A 9/11 Memorial visitor places an American flag in the parapets. Photo by 9/11 Memorial staff.

Visitors to the 9/11 Memorial are invited to join in celebration of the Fourth of July by placing an American flag in the parapets of the memorial pools.  Read more »

Remembering Capt. Hickey on Father’s Day

Brian Christopher Hickey's name on the South Memorial Pool. Brian Christopher Hickey's name on the South Memorial Pool.

This Father’s Day we remember the many sacrifices fathers make for their children and families. On 9/11, Capt. Brian Hickey responded to the World Trade Center and died among many other fathers that day.  Read more »

Looking to the Future: 2 WTC and the Green Revolution

Renderings of future 2WTC, image courtesy of DBOX. Renderings of future 2WTC, image courtesy of DBOX.

The new renderings for the new 80-story 2 World Trade Center were released last week. The new building, standing at 1,340 feet tall, will be the last of the seven buildings to be completed that encompass the WTC site.  Read more »

Auction of 9/11 Steel Halted in Virginia

Beams from the North Tower of the World Trade Center. Copyright, The Roanoke Times, reprinted by permission. Beams from the North Tower of the World Trade Center. Copyright, The Roanoke Times, reprinted by permission.

The auction of a 9/11 memorial in Salem, Va. was halted after 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels urged to protect it.  Read more »

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

Night work on the south pool. (Photo: Jin Lee) Night work on the south pool. (Photo: Jin Lee)

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9/11 Memorial and Museum Named Among World's Best Landmarks

The 9/11 Memorial plaza and Museum pavilion in Summer 2015. The 9/11 Memorial plaza and Museum pavilion in Summer 2015.

The 9/11 Memorial and Museum ranked in the top five in TripAdvisor's 2015 Travelers' Choice Awards for Landmarks in the United States.  Read more »

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

Reenlistment Ceremony on the 9/11 Memorial Plaza (Photo: Jin Lee) Reenlistment Ceremony on the 9/11 Memorial Plaza (Photo: Jin Lee)

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

Memorial Honors Slain NYPD Officer Brian Moore

NYPD officers place flowers on the names of those officers who died on 9/11. (Photo: Jin Lee) NYPD officers place flowers on the names of those officers who died on 9/11. (Photo: Jin Lee)

The 9/11 Memorial honored slain NYPD Officer Brian Moore in a ceremony held Tuesday afternoon on the Memorial plaza.  Read more »