World Trade Center

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

The original World Trade Center under construction. Photo by David Bream. The original World Trade Center under construction. Photo by David Bream.

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

Remembering WTC Window Washer Roko Camaj

White rose left for Roko Camaj on his birthday at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by staff. White rose left for Roko Camaj on his birthday at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by staff.

Remembering the life of Roko Camaj who died on 9/11.  Read more »

NYPD Officer Follows in Footsteps of Father Killed on 9/11

Joseph Vigiano's placement on the 9/11 Memorial. His name is next to his brother, John T. Vigiano II, who was also killed responding to 9/11. Joseph Vigiano's placement on the 9/11 Memorial. His name is next to his brother, John T. Vigiano II, who was also killed responding to 9/11.

A 23-year-old who lost both his father and uncle on 9/11 has become a NYPD officer.  Read more »

Elementary School Acquiring Original WTC Artifacts

Cracker Trail Elementary third-grader Ellie Brinling and guidance counselor Crystal Baugh on Sept. 11, 2015 after the planting of the school's survivor tree, which grew from a seed obtained by Brinling during her visit to the 9/11 Memorial. Photo Courtesy of Highlands Today. Cracker Trail Elementary third-grader Ellie Brinling and guidance counselor Crystal Baugh on Sept. 11, 2015 after the planting of the school's survivor tree, which grew from a seed obtained by Brinling during her visit to the 9/11 Memorial. Photo Courtesy of Highlands Today.

A third-grader’s visit to the 9/11 Memorial inspired her school’s acquisition of some remaining relics from the original World Trade Center.  Read more »

Running Toward the Fire: A First Responder’s Account

Ramona Diaz-Allegrini at ground zero. Photo by Andrea Booher. Ramona Diaz-Allegrini at ground zero. Photo by Andrea Booher.

In honor of women’s history month, we are sharing the Sept. 11 story of Ramona Diaz-Allegrini, one of the few female first responders who aided in the rescue and recovery effort at ground zero.  Read more »

Ceremony Marks 23 Years Since WTC Bombing

Roses were placed on the North Pool following a ceremony to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the World Trade Center bombing. Roses were placed on the North Pool following a ceremony to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the World Trade Center bombing.

A ceremony was held Friday in commemoration of the 23rd anniversary of the first attack on the World Trade Center that killed six people and injured more than 1,000.  Read more »

Interactive Timeline Details 1993 WTC Bombing

1993 WTC Bombing Timeline. 1993 WTC Bombing Timeline.

An interactive web timeline details the Feb. 26, 1993 World Trade Center bombing through featured artifacts, oral histories, and archival media.  Read more »

Twin Towers Developer John L. Tishman Dies at 90

World Trade Center under construction, ca 1970. Collection of the 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of the Photographer, David Bream. World Trade Center under construction, ca 1970. Collection of the 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of the Photographer, David Bream.

Real estate developer John L. Tishman has died at the age of 90.  Read more »

WTC Transportation Hub Oculus to Open in March

View of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub from the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. View of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub from the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

The World Trade Center Transportation Hub will open in March.  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 »