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National September 11 Memorial Museum

Why I'm Giving It All to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum

Allison Gilbert | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics
Allison Gilbert

My wish is that by supporting the Museum I'm doing what little I can to preserve the memory of Deputy Chief Jimmy Riches' son and the nearly 3,000 other victims of the attacks.

9/11 Museum Controversy Rooted in Bypassing Government Guidelines

Todd Fine | Posted 07.05.2014 | New York
Todd Fine

The curators and staff of the museum are admirable and dedicated, but some of the leadership is operating in an unaccountable and closed manner.

The September 11 Memorial Museum's Moral Responsibility

Todd Fine | Posted 06.16.2014 | New York
Todd Fine

It is crucial that the terminology the museum uses in this section not generalize and blame the world's Muslims as a whole. We do not provoke Christians by calling the Kansas shooter a product of "Christian terrorism" and implicitly blaming the religion, so why do we continue to tolerate the term "Islamic terrorism?"

WATCH: 'Angel Of 9/11' Face Appears In 9/11 Artifact

Posted 12.03.2013 | New York

For some, this tall and twisted piece of steel, salvaged from the wreckage of the Twin Towers, contains the face of an "angel." NBC New York r...

Özge Dogan's Documentary, The Sacred, Reveals Sense of Loss in New York's "Little Syria"

Todd Fine | Posted 09.29.2013 | Arts
Todd Fine

Inspired by the efforts of the "Friends of the Lower West Side" and the Save Washington Street coalition to protect the last traces of Manhattan's Little Syria neighborhood, Turkish director Özge Dogan completed an extraordinary documentary film called The Sacred in 2012.

Cantor Fitzgerald Slacks On 9/11 Pledge, But Promises $10M To Sandy Relief

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.16.2013 | Impact

Updated Jan. 15, 2013, 4:56 p.m. EST The firm that suffered the biggest death toll on September 11 recently donated $10 million to Sandy relief, bu...


AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 09.10.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Politicians will be excluded from speaking at this year's Sept. 11 anniversary ceremony at ground zero, following a year in which families...

Volunteers & Summer Interns: Not Just a Short-Lived Gig, But Careers in the Making

Danilo Minnick | Posted 09.02.2012 | Impact
Danilo Minnick

Steve Jobs. Brian Williams. Betsey Johnson. Steven Spielberg. All are defined by successful professional careers. But before they became household na...

Honoring The 9/11 Memorial Volunteers Who Work 7 Days A Week, 365 Days A Year

Danilo Minnick | Posted 06.21.2012 | Impact
Danilo Minnick

Benjamin Franklin established the first volunteer fire department in 1736 in Philadelphia. President Richard Nixon created the first National Voluntee...

Michael Bloomberg Says Work On Planned 9/11 Museum Has Stalled

AP | By DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 12.30.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Work on a planned museum at the World Trade Center has ground to a halt because of a financial dispute, and there is now no possibility it...

Obama Signs Bill Honoring 9/11 Victims

AP | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

PITTSBURGH -- President Barack Obama has signed a bill that honors victims of the Sept. 11 attacks with congressional medals. Obama signed the Fallen...

PHOTOS: September 11 Memorial & Museum

Chase Guttman | Posted 02.03.2012 | Home
Chase Guttman

10 years later, the National September 11 Memorial & Museum is a fitting testament to all those who perished and were forever affected by the tragic events of that terrible day.

September 11 Memorial Fundraising Hits $700 Million

AP | Posted 12.19.2011 | Impact

By Associated Press NEW YORK -- The National September 11 Memorial & Museum says it has raised more than $700 million so far. It outlined its fund...

WATCH: Bloomberg Hops On 9/11 Tribute Chopper

Posted 12.06.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg hopped on a chopper built as a tribute to the new World Trade Center Wednesday. The motorcycle was unveiled near the new World Tra...

On 9/11, Museums and Memories

Vera Haller | Posted 11.09.2011 | New York
Vera Haller

Those working on the 9/11 museum have had to contend with issues not typical of museums -- terrible pain and the knowledge that the attack's place in history was still being debated.

Paul Needham

At The World Trade Center Memorial, Staying Above Ground Matters | Paul Needham | Posted 11.09.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- The search for the meaning of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks began as soon as the first plane hit the World Trade Center's north tower and...

WATCH: Time-Lapse Video Of The 9/11 Memorial At Ground Zero

Posted 10.22.2011 | New York

The National September 11 Memorial at Ground Zero will open this September 11th, the tenth anniversary of the attacks. Architect Michael Arad and ...

NYC Promotes 9/11 Rebirth Story To Lure Tourists To Lower Manhattan

AP | By SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 07.19.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Four months ahead of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, New York City started a campaign Thursday to lure tourists to th...

9/11 Kin Decry Plans To House Remains At Museum

AP | By FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 06.03.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Some relatives of victims who died a decade ago at the World Trade Center decried a plan Sunday to place more than 9,000 unidentified piec...