9/11 Memorial

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.Hung with care:  Read more »

VIDEO: Model makers recreate World Trade Center, Fox News reports

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comAbove: Veteran news anchor Shepard Smith narrates another installment of the Fox News video series, “Rise of Freedom.”Shep takes us to Hoboken, NJ, to meet Ed Wood and Leszek Stefanski, partners of Radii Inc – a firm responsible for creating exceptionally detailed and accurate scale models, including one of the World Trade Center site. Lasers precisely cut the models, guided by actual architectural plans.  Read more »

The Season of Giving is here: Help build the 9/11 Memorial

The holidays are fast approaching. Share the gift of history by sponsoring a memorial cobblestone, which will  line the paths of the 9/11 Memorial’s plaza at the World Trade Center site – eight beautiful landscaped acres that will include two massive reflecting pools and more than 400 oak trees.  Read more »

Final Round to vote for $200K for 9/11 Memorial

The final round for voting has arrived, and we need your help more than ever.In order to realize the 9/11 Memorial's mission to honor and remember the victims of 9/11 and the 1993 attacks, we are asking you to help us secure $200,000 from the American Express Members Project.Voting is easy:  Read more »

Every vote, artifact counts: Betsy Gotbaum gives back to 9/11 Memorial

On 9/11, many people recall a day that began like any other, marked by a strikingly clear blue sky. They can vividly identify where they were or what they were doing as the attacks began to unfold.  Read more »

Come hear 9/11 Volunteers Tonight in Speakers Series

It’s not too late to RSVP for tonight’s event at 6:30 p.m. at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, 20 Vesey St. (Between Church Street and Broadway). Come hear three leaders who have met the challenge of service, response and relief, and crisis counseling across the country and the globe.  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.Proud card carrier: Bay Crane Operator Andrew "Andy" Calise holds up his 9/11 Memorial Preview Site  Read more »

Video: Fox News follows 9/11 Memorial's architect (Update)

 Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comAbove: Veteran news anchor Shepard Smith introduces the latest installment of the Fox News series “The Rise of Freedom," which features 9/11 Memorial architect Michael Arad.  In the broadcast, Arad discusses the signature 9/11 Memorial pools, which feature 30-foot waterfalls.  Arad, a partner of Handel Architects  Read more »

VIDEO: Joel Meyerowitz Returns to WTC, Photos Then and Now

                           Photographer, Joel Meyerowitz, revisits the World Trade Center nine years later. Above is the TIME video and a link to his photosBy Norm Dannen, Public Affairs Associate  Read more »

Video: WSJ Columnist Visits Hangar Filled with WTC Steel

                                  Good Day NY interviews Ralph Gardner, a Wall Street Journal columnist, about his trip hangar 17 at JKF International Airport.  World Trade Center remnant steel, crushed emergency vehicles and other artifacts recovered from ground zero have been housed there since 2001. Some of the artifacts will be part of exhibits at the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  Read Ralph's   Read more »