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

Public program attendees view a 3D video sculpture out of view at the Museum Auditorium. The dozens of audience members are wearing white 3D glasses with red and blue lenses.
Public Program attendees view a 3D video sculpture at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin Lee.

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum is a photography series devoted to documenting moments big and small that unfold at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.

The View: Attendees to Friday’s public program, On the Waterfront: 100 Years of the Lower Manhattan Coastline, view a video sculpture that transforms archival footage from 1903 until the present day into a 3D panorama of lower Manhattan’s changing waterfront. 

By Jenny Pachucki, 9/11 Memorial Content Strategist 

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History of 9/11 Victim’s Holiday Stocking

A holiday stocking belonging to Flight 93 victim Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas is displayed on a gray surface at the Museum. Santa Claus is on the stocking along with the name “Lauren.”

Hanging her personalized needlepoint Christmas stocking was always a high point in Lauren Grandcolas’s holiday decorating rituals.

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