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

The Last Column is lowered into the 9/11 Memorial Museum, August 24 2006. Photo: Amy Dreher. The Last Column is lowered into the 9/11 Memorial Museum, August 24 2006. Photo: Amy Dreher.

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

Jonathan Hyman Tells Story Behind Flag Trees Photograph

Flag Trees, Photograph by Jonathan Hyman Flag Trees, Photograph by Jonathan Hyman

In October 2001, a Wall Street broker commissioned the painting of maple trees on his property in Newtown, Connecticut to create a living memorial to nine colleagues from the American Stock Exchange, and the son of another, killed at the World Trade Center. Listen to the artist recount his memories of taking this photo and explain the story behind this mural.  Read more »

Photos from 9/11 Memorial Visitors

A photo taken and shared by a visitor to the 9/11 Memorial. A photo taken and shared by a visitor to the 9/11 Memorial.

Visitors to the 9/11 Memorial often share photos and reactions on social media.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Rising Into View

The enormous north pool of the 9/11 Memorial is in the foreground of a looming One World Trade Center. (Joe Woolhead photo) The enormous north pool of the 9/11 Memorial is in the foreground of a looming One World Trade Center. (Joe Woolhead photo)

Veteran photographer captures reconstruction at the 9/11 Memorial and the entire World Trade Center site.  Read more »

Words once scrawled at ground zero deliver messages of hope

 Local photographer, Helena V., captured 9/11 history during her visit to the World Trade Center site in 2006, during the 5th year anniversary of the attacks.  While walking around ground zero, she took photographs of messages left by passersby and visitors expressing their sorrow, support and hope.   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 »