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9/11 Memorial Museum pavilion. (Amy Dreher photo) 9/11 Memorial Museum pavilion. (Amy Dreher photo)

In case you missed it. 9/11 Memorial Museum Director Alice M. Greenwald last month recounted the damage Sandy had caused in the museum, which is still under construction. In the weeks since the storm, recovery work has progressed significantly. This story originally published Nov. 20 in the Huffington Post.  Read more »

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

(Amy Dreher photo) (Amy Dreher photo)

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial  Read more »

Pres. Obama on Viewing 9/11 Memorial: 'That's Beautiful'

(Staff photo) (Staff photo)

President Obama and the first lady view the 9/11 Memorial.  Read more »

Thanking the Men, Women Behind the WTC Recovery Effort

Recovery workers are surrounded by debris at the World Trade Center site following the attacks. (Archive photo/Kevin Mount) Recovery workers are surrounded by debris at the World Trade Center site following the attacks. (Archive photo/Kevin Mount)

Today marks the 10-year anniversary of the formal end of recovery operations at the World Trade Center site.  Read more »

Silverstein Imparts Knowledge on WTC Rebuilding (Updated)

Developer Larry Silverstein at the center of a WTC design meeting. (File photo, Joe Woolhead) Developer Larry Silverstein at the center of a WTC design meeting. (File photo, Joe Woolhead)

Developer Larry Silverstein shares progress report and knowledge on World Trade Center reconstruction.  Read more »

Video: '110 Stories' App Revives Twin Towers

Smartphone app recreates New York City skyline with iconic twin towers.  Read more »

Post-9/11 Photographic Record 'Aftermath' is Revamped for 10th Anniversary (Update)

(Courtesy Joel Meyerowitz/Phaidon Press) (Courtesy Joel Meyerowitz/Phaidon Press)

To mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11, Phaidon Press is publishing a commemorative edition of the book “Aftermath: World Trade Center Archive.”  Read more »

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

9/11 Memorial Museum Director Alice Greenwald leads a tour of the museum, which opens in 2012. (Amy Dreher photo) 9/11 Memorial Museum Director Alice Greenwald leads a tour of the museum, which opens in 2012. (Amy Dreher photo)

Through "The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial," readers of The MEMO blog can share some of the unique vantage points at the World Trade Center site.  Read more »

"Like" our newly launched National September 11 Memorial & Museum Facebook Page

On Monday, February 14, 2011, we will officially close our Friends Memorial Facebook account and will move to the new National September 11 Memorial & Museum page. We value the Friends Memorial community and the comments, questions and feedback we receive on a daily basis. Let’s continue the conversation at the new page. Please "Like" the new page at:National September 11 Memorial and Museum The National September 11 Memorial & Museum Page promises to:  Read more »

Explore 9/11: Architect Wagner discusses WTC cleanup, 9/11 Museum Artifacts

 Architect Mark Wagner is an associate partner at the architecture firm Davis Brody Bond Aedas,which designed the 9/11 Memorial Museum opening in 2012 at the World Trade Center site. In the aftermath of 9/11, Wagner served as project architect for the World Trade Center Archive, a project charged with the onsite collection and preservation of artifacts recovered at the WTC site. The “Exploring 9/11″ webcast series is exclusively produced for the 9/11 Memorial and Museum and is hosted by   Read more »