Port Authority

JFK Hangar Which Housed 9/11 Relics to Close

Over 2,500 9/11 artifacts were housed in Hangar 17 at JFK Airport. Photo by Amy Dreher. Over 2,500 9/11 artifacts were housed in Hangar 17 at JFK Airport. Photo by Amy Dreher.

Hangar 17 at JFK Airport, which has housed relics of 9/11, will close at the end of summer.  Read more »

Pins Commemorated Victims of 1993 Bombing

Port Authority employees received this pin after the bombing on February 26, 1993. (Photo: Jin Lee) Port Authority employees received this pin after the bombing on February 26, 1993. (Photo: Jin Lee)

After the first attack on the World Trade Center on February 26, 1993, Port Authority Executive Director Stanley Brezenoff arranged for memorial pins to be given to agency employees.  Read more »

9/11 Rescue Worker, Gracious Museum Donor, Retires

The leash of Sirius, Lt. David Lim's canine partner, is on display in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Photo: Matt Flynn) The leash of Sirius, Lt. David Lim's canine partner, is on display in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Photo: Matt Flynn)

Port Authority Police Lt. David Lim, one of 16 to survive the collapse of the North Tower on Sept. 11, is retiring after 34 years of service, media outlets reported on Thursday.  Read more »

WTC steel that remained standing in 9/11 aftermath returns to the place 'they were born.' (Updated)

Hundreds of tons of remnant steel from the 2001 World Trade Center disaster has arrived home. That home may not be where you think.According to an Associated Press report  Read more »

WTC steel I-beam finds home in Afghanistan (Updated)

Residents of the Breezy Point neighborhood in Queens donated to the U.S. military a steel I-beam that was once part of the World Trade Center.  The beam, which is nine-feet long and two-feet wide, weighs more than 950 pounds. It was donated to the Army through an organization called Sons and Daughters of America, Breezy Point, according to a military report.  Read more »