9/11 Memorial & Museum

Delta Air Lines' Special 9/11 Tribute

Delta Air Lines has made a generous donation to help build and sustain the 9/11 Memorial and Museum as a special tribute to honor airline industry employees.   Delta is now one of more than 170,000 individual contributors from all 50 states and 35 countries who have made donations. 9/11 Memorial Chairman Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg  Read more »

WTC steel arrives at Louisiana firehouse after years-long wait

A 20-foot beam from the remains of the destroyed World Trade Center was greeted with bowed head, tears and prayer when it was recently received at a fire district in Louisiana.According to a St.Tammany News report by Suzanne Le Breton, Fire District 12 Deputy Chief Steve Krentel has been trying to get a piece of WTC steel for use for a memorial for years. The beam reportedly arrived this month on a trailer, draped in an American flag,  Read more »

families, friends of terror attack victims needed for commemorative memorial exhibition (Updated X6)

When the 9/11 Memorial Museum opens in 2012, it will be a place of which we will be very proud.  That means fulfilling our mission to commemorate the various lives of the 2,982 victims of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11 and February 26, 1993.The Memorial Exhibition  Read more »

Despite trying economic climate, accounting firms donate $4 million to 9/11 Memorial

Despite the slumped economy, four leading accounting firms have donated a total of $4 million to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers each pledged $1 million to help build and sustain the 9/11 Memorial.  Read more »

A view unlike any other at the 9/11 Memorial

I'm in a unique position. I see the arrivals of  most of the guests for the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.They walk by the receiving desk at the lower Manhattan office on their way for construction updates, oral history appointments or consultations on exhibition design.  As they file pass me at breakneck speed, I'm always left with the sense that they're unaware of how many people who have visited this office, people as deeply involved as they are.  Read more »

Memory & memorialization: The reality of planning for a memorial museum

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WTC steel that remained standing in 9/11 aftermath returns to the place 'they were born.' (Updated)

Hundreds of tons of remnant steel from the 2001 World Trade Center disaster has arrived home. That home may not be where you think.According to an Associated Press report  Read more »

Small pieces create bigger 9/11 picture

This is a big week here; baseball season has officially started.  There are several die hard New York Yankees fans on staff: 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels being the most enthusiastic, by far.  Read more »

New Images of Design Studies for the 9/11 Memorial Museum Exhibition Released (Updated X3)

9/11 Memorial Museum Director Alice M. Greenwald presented elements of the museum's exhibition space today for the LMDC board  Read more »

WTC steel I-beam finds home in Afghanistan (Updated)

Residents of the Breezy Point neighborhood in Queens donated to the U.S. military a steel I-beam that was once part of the World Trade Center.  The beam, which is nine-feet long and two-feet wide, weighs more than 950 pounds. It was donated to the Army through an organization called Sons and Daughters of America, Breezy Point, according to a military report.  Read more »