9/11 Memorial

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 »

Honoring Purple Heart Day at 9/11 Memorial

Richard Cyril Rescorla pictured. Gift of the family of Richard Cyril Rescorla. Richard Cyril Rescorla pictured. Gift of the family of Richard Cyril Rescorla.

This Purple Heart Day, the 9/11 Memorial honors all recipients of this prestigious badge of merit. On 9/11, Rick Rescorla, recipient of a Purple Heart from the Vietnam War, helped to save thousands of his colleagues at Morgan Stanley.  Read more »

Photographer Tells Story Behind Mobile Memorial "Johnny’s Hot Dog Truck"

“Johnny Perna’s Hot Dog Truck” Staten Island, 2003 Photograph by Jonathan C. Hyman. Graphics by Jimbo “Johnny Perna’s Hot Dog Truck” Staten Island, 2003 Photograph by Jonathan C. Hyman. Graphics by Jimbo

Listen as photographer Jonathan C. Hyman discusses the story behind his photograph titled “Johnny Perna's Hot Dog Truck,” which is on view in the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  Read more »