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Walk. Run. Serve. 9/11 Memorial 5K

9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels on the memorial plaza talking about the upcoming 5K Run/Walk. (Photo by Abigail Mullins) 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels on the memorial plaza talking about the upcoming 5K Run/Walk. (Photo by Abigail Mullins)

9/11 Memorial President and CEO Joe Daniels directs planning, construction, development and operations for the 9/11 Memorial. Through his work, he is honored to meet many of the families, colleagues and friends, of the nearly 3,000 9/11 victims. Daniels will share his personal experiences at the memorial, and much more, in the "Thank You for Visiting" series on the MEMO blog.  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 »

WTC Pioneer Guy Tozzoli, 90, dies

Archive photo of the 110-story twin skyscrapers. (Photo by Fernando Zaccaria) Archive photo of the 110-story twin skyscrapers. (Photo by Fernando Zaccaria)

Guy Tozzoli, who oversaw the design and construction of the original World Trade Center as the Port Authority director, has died. He was 90.  Read more »

Memorial Architect Recalls Tour with Koch

9/11 Memorial architect Michael Arad and former New York Mayor Ed Koch are shown in July at the memorial before it opened in September 2011. (Courtesy photo) 9/11 Memorial architect Michael Arad and former New York Mayor Ed Koch are shown in July at the memorial before it opened in September 2011. (Courtesy photo)

9/11 Memorial architect Michael Arad recalls a personal tour he gave with former New York Mayor Ed Koch months before the memorial opened in September 2011.  Read more »

Create a Team and Support the Memorial 5K

Create a Team and Support the Memorial 5K  Read more »

Memorial 5k Run/Walk. Register. Spread Word.

The 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk and Family Day will support the National September 11 Memorial and Museum and encourage volunteer service.  Read more »

Memorial Partner Nets Top Journalism Award

StoryCorps is a 9/11 Memorial partner StoryCorps is a 9/11 Memorial partner

Our partner StoryCorps has won an award for turning personal accounts into animated shorts and an hour-long NPR special.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Museum Seeks Developer for Handheld Device System

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

We are seeking a developer for a handheld device system and custom application for use by visitors to the Museum.  Read more »

Memorial Earns Top Architectural Award

Courtesy AIA Courtesy AIA

The 9/11 Memorial has earned one of eight national urban design awards.  Read more »

‘Memorial Tiles’ Back on Display in the Village

9/11 tiles on display in Village (courtesy Andrea Swalec) 9/11 tiles on display in Village (courtesy Andrea Swalec)

A series of 9/11 commemorative tiles have been put back on display at a library in Greenwich Village.  Read more »