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Construction Progress Marks Rebirth of WTC

The Oculus structure at the World Trade Center Transportation Hub, located near the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, is expected to become open to limited pedestrian traffic next month. (Photo: Jin Lee) The Oculus structure at the World Trade Center Transportation Hub, located near the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, is expected to become open to limited pedestrian traffic next month. (Photo: Jin Lee)

Several media outlets have recently detailed the revitalization of Lower Manhattan and the rebuilding of the World Trade Center site, which is flourishing more than 13 years after the attacks of 9/11.  Read more »

Museum Photographer’s Work to Go on Display in Exhibition

This photograph of the Survivor Stairs was taken by museum staff photographer Amy Dreher, whose work will be on display at the Muskegon Museum of Art. This photograph of the Survivor Stairs was taken by museum staff photographer Amy Dreher, whose work will be on display at the Muskegon Museum of Art.

Photographs taken by Amy Dreher, the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s photographer and manager of digital resources and projects, will be on display at the Muskegon Museum of Art in Michigan starting on Sept. 11.  Read more »

Ironworkers Donate Mementoes from Original WTC Construction

(Archive photo by Amy Dreher) (Archive photo by Amy Dreher)

Two ironworkers have donated to the 9/11 Memorial Museum their construction-site issued thermoses, used while working on the original World Trade Center.  Read more »

Memorial is Scheduled to Reopen

Photo by Amy Dreher Photo by Amy Dreher

Normal visiting hours at the 9/11 Memorial will resume Thursday, June 28.  Read more »

9/11 memorial construction continues moving forward

Above: Two photographs show the ongoing construction of the 9/11 Memorial with the first (left) displaying the beginning steps of reconstruction at the World Trade Center site in 2007, while the second photo shows the site as it looks today.  (Photos by Joe Woolhead)Since construction officially began on the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in 2006, the World Trade Center site has transformed.  Read more »

behind the lense: the man photographing the world trade center site

Since construction began on the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, there’s been one man who’s seen every angle, view and development.Joe Woolhead, the photographer capturing the World Trade Center site and memorial and museum’s construction, is working together with Silverstein Properties to document the progress.  Read more »

Leading the transition from plan to reality

Meet James T. Connors, a commercial real estate veteran with more than two decades of experience. He has been appointed as Executive Vice President of Operations for the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels said Jame's "breadth of experience will help the Memorial & Museum to transition seamlessly from construction to operation." Here's a story on James that previously ran in Crain's New York Business.com.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial reaches major construction milestone (UPDATED X2)

The 9/11 Memorial pools - each about an acre in size - are now completely framed in steel.  9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels said the construction achievement is "a true marker of progress at the World Trade Center site with these two pools helping to fulfill a promise to pay tribute and to rebuild  the void left in the wake of the 9/11 attacks."The Memorial is on track to open in 2011.  Read more »