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The Sculptor Who Created The Sphere, a Symbol of Resilience, Dead at 92

The sculptor who created The Sphere, the sculptural centerpiece of the World Trade Center site that became a symbol of resilience when it was damaged …

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Q & A: Museum Docents Share Their Experiences Surviving the 1993 and 2001 Attacks

Two 9/11 Memorial Museum docents, Vincent Boneski and Myrna Weinstein, are survivors of both the Feb. 26, 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center and …

The Twisted Hunk of Metal that Helped Bring the 1993 WTC Bombers to Justice

When the story of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing arrests is told much is made of how authorities were waiting for one of the plotters when he …

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Fritz Koenig, sculptor whose art withstood 9/11 attack, dies

Fritz Koenig, a German sculptor whose work "The Sphere" became a symbol of resilience after the 9/11 attacks in New York, has died. He was 92.<p>Koenig, …

New 1993 WTC Bombing Artifacts Donated to 9/11 Museum

With the 24th anniversary of 1993 World Trade Center bombing approaching, 9/11 Memorial Museum curators accepted two new artifacts into the permanent …

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Planting ceremony of the #SurvivorTree donated to 🇫🇷 by @Sept11Memorial, in solidarity with all victims of terror. https://t.co/COnH3c6U7q

Welcoming Back Tenants After The 1993 Bombing

In the wake of the 1993 bombing, which killed six people, injured more than a 1,000 and forced nearly 50,000 tenants to evacuate the World Trade …

Stop Signs Tell Story of 1993 WTC Bombing

On a snowy Friday in February 1993, amid reports of a transformer explosion at the World Trade Center, Cooper Union freshmen, Gregory Miller and …

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Survivor Story: Remembering the 1993 Bombing

It was approaching lunchtime on Feb. 26, 1993 when Jeannine Ali felt the earth shake from her office on the 45th floor of the North Tower. Acrid …

Roses and an American flag patch left as tribute on the first responders parapet of the #911Memorial. https://t.co/ef4kT6aWwA

Student and Family Museum Tours Give Young People an Engaging Introduction to 9/11

Last year, more than 36,000 students from around the world participated in the educational programs offered at the 9/11 Memorial Museum in 2016. …

Sean Rooney’s Last Goodbye

Sean Rooney and his wife Beverly Eckert met when they were 16 years old at a high school dance. They married and lived in an old Victorian house they …

Mind

Watch: NYPD, FDNY, NYPD Bagpipers Play Weekly Salute at Memorial

Every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m., a trio of bagpipers, representing FDNY firefighters and NYPD and Port Authority officers, play a salute near the e …

Remembrances of Love from the 9/11 Museum Oral Histories

The oral histories collected by 9/11 Memorial Museum span the range of the whole human experience. The tales of bravery and loss, endurance and …

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New on View: Artwork Rotations in Rendering the Unthinkable

Though the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s inaugural special exhibition, Rendering the Unthinkable: Artists Respond to 9/11, opened in September 2016 the …

Artists

Watch: VICE Founder Suroosh Alvi Discusses the Origins of Five Deadly Terrorist Organizations

VICE co-founder Suroosh Alvi has traveled the world investigating the origins and impact of the world’s deadliest terrorist organizations, including …