9/11 Memorial

9/11 Memorial Tribute Honors Victims of Paris Attacks

9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels speaks to a crowd on the 9/11 Memorial during a tribute for the victims of the Paris, France terrorist attacks. (L-R) Bertrand Lortholary, Consul General of France in New York, François Delattre, Representative of France to the United Nations, Joe Daniels, 9/11 Memorial President, and Craig Stapleton, a 9/11 Memorial board member and former US ambassador to France. 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels speaks to a crowd on the 9/11 Memorial during a tribute for the victims of the Paris, France terrorist attacks. (L-R) Bertrand Lortholary, Consul General of France in New York, François Delattre, Representative of France to the United Nations, Joe Daniels, 9/11 Memorial President, and Craig Stapleton, a 9/11 Memorial board member and former US ambassador to France.

A tribute was held on the 9/11 Memorial in honor of the 129 people killed and more than 350 injured in the terrorist attacks in Paris, France.  Read more »

Yellow Roses on 9/11 Memorial Pay Tribute on Veterans Day

Yellow roses placed on the 9/11 Memorial on Veterans Day. Photo by Jin Lee. Yellow roses placed on the 9/11 Memorial on Veterans Day. Photo by Jin Lee.

Yellow roses are placed in the names of the 9/11 victims who served in the United States military.  Read more »

Microsoft Supports 9/11 Memorial with Technology Grant

A 9/11 Memorial Museum visitor accesses the online registries on a touchscreen in the museum’s Foundation Hall. Photo by Amy Dreher. A 9/11 Memorial Museum visitor accesses the online registries on a touchscreen in the museum’s Foundation Hall. Photo by Amy Dreher.

Microsoft has provided a grant to support the 9/11 Memorial’s developing technology infrastructure as part of the company’s commitment to serve New York and its local nonprofits.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Docent Finds Healing in Volunteering

Sonia Agron, a 9/11 Memorial Museum docent, shows a visitor the virtual interactive for the Last Column in Foundation Hall. Sonia Agron, a 9/11 Memorial Museum docent, shows a visitor the virtual interactive for the Last Column in Foundation Hall.

A lifelong New York resident Sonia Agron volunteers as a 9/11 Memorial Museum docent years after volunteering as a recovery worker at ground zero after 9/11.  Read more »

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

The U.S. Men's National Team at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. The U.S. Men's National Team at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

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

Same Spot, Different Photo: Daughter Mirrors Mother’s NYC Trip

At left: Marcela Segovia’s mother in front of the Twin Towers in 1993. At right: Marcela Segovia in front of One World Trade Center in 2015. Photos courtesy of Marcela Segovia. At left: Marcela Segovia’s mother in front of the Twin Towers in 1993. At right: Marcela Segovia in front of One World Trade Center in 2015. Photos courtesy of Marcela Segovia.

Twenty-two years later, 19-year-old Marcela Segovia sought out to recreate the same trip, and photos, that her mother had experienced in New York City.  Read more »

Blair: ‘Peace and Knowledge’ Needed in Fight Against Extremism

Tony Blair, former prime minister of Britain, talks at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee. Tony Blair, former prime minister of Britain, talks at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

Security designed to contain and prevent terrorism since 9/11 is important, but not the only answer in confronting violent extremism worldwide, said Tony Blair, the former prime minister of Britain.  Read more »

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

Tributes left on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. Tributes left on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum is a photography series devoted to documenting moments big and small that unfold at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.  Read more »

Working at 9/11 Memorial: Through the Eyes of a Security Intern

Georgia Bender with Larry Mannion, Vice President of Security, Fire and Life Safety, at the 9/11 Memorial. Georgia Bender with Larry Mannion, Vice President of Security, Fire and Life Safety, at the 9/11 Memorial.

Georgia Bender reflects on her summer internship at the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Interpretive Guide Shares Memorable Moments

Nicole Richardson leading a tour on the 9/11 Memorial plaza. Photo: Jin Lee. Nicole Richardson leading a tour on the 9/11 Memorial plaza. Photo: Jin Lee.

Nicole Richardson, an interpretive guide, shares some of her experiences and memories from her 9/11 Memorial guided tours.  Read more »