9/11 Memorial

Progress Continues, 9/11 Memorial on Track for 9/11 Anniversary Opening

The pace of construction at the World Trade Center site has accelerated through 2010, Julie Shapiro recaps for DNAinfo. One World Trade Center, previously known as the Freedom Tower, is 52 stories , Tower 4 is above street level and the 9/11 Memorial  now has more than 120 trees. The survivor tree  Read more »

Members Project: Vote for 9/11 Memorial on Facebook

Only days remain to vote for the 9/11 Memorial  to win $200,000 in funding through Members Project. Casting a vote has never been easier.Log onto Facebook, make your voice heard and vote to help the 9/11 Memorial win this crucial funding.  You can also become Facebook friends of the 9/11 Memorial and vote at the Memorial's page.  Act now. Every vote counts.  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.Special of the day:   Read more »

9/11 Memorial Museum Curator: Photo ID Cards Found at ground zero tell stories

Of the items that remained from the wreckage of the World Trade Center, identification cards of personel were some of the most prevalent.  Salvaged by recovery workers and forensic experts from the Fresh Kills landfill, a recovered ID badge was often the only evidence that someone had been in the WTC complex on Sept. 11. Authorities went to great lengths to return IDs to victims’ families and survivors.  Read more »

Stone Street Tavern supports the 9/11 Memorial

Bring out your friends. Bring out the co-workers. Hockey is always on, and so is the fun. Stone Street Tavern in the Financial District is welcoming to all patrons, accommodating to your rough day at work or your latest bonus.  A recent supporter of the national 9/11 Memorial's Signs of Support campaign, Stone Street Tavern is a true staple.  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.Light dusting:  Read more »

VIDEO: Shep Smith on the future of WTC Site

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comShep discusses the future of the World Trade Center site with World Trade Center Properties, LLC President, Janno Lieber. The two chat about the importance of having new, high-tech buildings downtown to attract potential tenants, the turnover of city, state, and local governments over the years, and current status of construction.Fox News has been documenting the progress at the World Trade Center site. Catch past episodes here  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.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 »