"The definition of a modern approach to war is the acknowledgement of individual lives lost."
- Maya Lin
Rebuilding the WTC
The care in constructing the WTC Memorial is a metaphor for the success of fostering community and American resilience in times of great crisis.
9/11 Memorial, Tribute in Light
These videos and photos were taken at the National 9/11 Memorial at Ground Zero on the first two days in 2011 that it was opened to the public.
9/11 World Trade Ctr. Memorial
Individuals who played a part in building this memorial describe the site design, and a 9/11 victim's daughter tells what the memorial means to her.
The Museum within a Museum
The original space of the World Trade Center site and its remnants are as important to the storytelling of 9/11 as the museum that houses it.
WTC Symbol of Resilience
The Last Column was the final steel beam recovery workers ceremonially removed from Ground Zero, marking the formal end of a long recovery effort.
9/11 Anniversary Ceremony
This ceremony at the 9/11 Memorial Plaza has become a tradition for family members of victims of both the 2001 and 1993 attacks on the World Trade Center.