From Rockefeller Center I took the subway to St. Paul's Chapel, directly across the street from where the World Trade Center Twin Towers had stood, on the east side of WTC. Thirteen years ago those towers became a huge pile of massive steel, toxic ash, broken concrete, human remains, and burning fuel from the airplanes and massive tanks full of heating oil for the Towers.
The Twin Towers showed up in a lot of movies during their nearly three decades as part of Manhattan's skyline, and now Jonathan Hertzberg (master of the old New York supercut) has brought them all together in a 25-minute video. He tells us this Twin Towers tribute was shown before a 9/11 screening of King Kong at Nitehawk Cinemas last week. [ more › ]
The United States is on high alert because of the threats from ISIS on the anniversary of 9/11. To this day, the fall of the Twin Towers will live on in infamy within U.S. history, and whenever the date comes around, not only do we remember...Show More Summary
Twin Brazilian street artists Otavio and Gustavo Pandolfo, collectively known as Os Gêmeos (previously featured here), just completed this awesomely huge, vibrant and detailed piece covering six towering silos on Granville island in Vancouver, Canada for the Vancouver Biennale. Show More Summary
This evening the “Tribute in Light” — two beams of light symbolizing the former twin towers of the World Trade Center — will illuminate the New York skyline as the city’s observance of the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks comes to a close. The day began with the somber recitation of the names […]
Mark LaGanga is as brave as the first responders he captured on September 11, 2001. LaGanga, a video journalist with CBS, was driving down Manhattan's West Side Highway when he did his duty: he grabbed his camera and got out to walk straight into a real-life Armageddon.I'd never seen this footage until today.
Between where the twin towers of the World Trade Center once stood, a concrete wall now exists. The wall, one of the most deeply personal aspects of the 9/11 Memorial Museum, separates the public area from a repository of nearly 8,000 unidentified human remains. Show More Summary
Image: Kevin Mazur Photography/Getty Images Six months after the Sept. 11 attacks, twin beams that shined brighter than all of Manhattan stood in place of the World Trade Center towers — a solemn promise that the nation would one day rebuild. Show More Summary
At the time of their construction, the two buildings that made up the World Trade Center in downtown Manhattan were the tallest buildings in the world. The Twin Towers, as they were nicknamed, opened on April 4, 1973, and stood as aShow More Summary
Today marks the 13th anniversary of the twin towers falling. I had moved to NYC a couple days before the towers fell. It was my big move to New York to "become a dancer." I had just graduated from college and this was it... live my dream. The towers fell, NYC was in complete chaos for the days following. Show More Summary
On a unforgettable day of tragedy, God spared the life of this man who called upon him.
He defied death and gravity to selflessly protect New Yorkers until his final moments in the Twin Towers. Why Ronald Bucca’s legacy still reverberates—even at the hardest core of ISIS.
Thirteen years have passed since the tragic terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center Twin Towers. We remember that day as if it were yesterday. Two years ago I wrote on our reflections on 9/11. Much has changed, yet what matters remains the same.
It took a while, but last fall Thomas Fiffer---who witnessed the Twin Towers exploding---finally made peace with the past and moved on. The post Unburdened—Letting Go of 9/11 appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Thursday's 13th anniversary ceremony at the World Trade Center features the reading of the names of the 2,983 victims of the 2001 and 1993 attacks at the Twin Towers, as well as those who perished at the Pentagon and on Flight 93 in Pennsylvania.
As the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the twin towers in New York comes around, more than a decade after the biggest terror attack ever on American soil, not everyone is convinced it was the militant muslim world who carried it out. Show More Summary
I heard the news that Steve Sotloff might be dead in the same place I heard about the planes crashing into the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001: in the Paris Métro. Everybody remembers where they were when that horrific event happened, but by a miserable twist of fate, I was also in the Paris [...]
It's that pit in your stomach only reserved when exposed to the darkest side of human existence. It's seeing innocents forced to jump from the Twin Towers or a woman being stoned to death in Afghanistan...
Two upcoming TV specials argue that it’s time to salute what replaced New York’s Twin Towers, not just focus on what brought them down.
The twin-towered 400 Sunny Isles, designed by Chad Oppenheim and "Architect of Record"-ed by Kobi Karp, has reached its top. Well, actually the east tower still has a story to go. Both...