National September 11 Memorial & Museum

MuddHouse Media launches "Top of the World" podcast highlighting the people and stories behind the historic rebuilding of the World Trade Center

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:27pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --MuddHouse Mediaannounced today the official launch of Top of the World: Lessons from Rebuilding the World Trade Center, an 11-part podcast series featuring the people at the heart of the historic rebuilding of the new World Trade Center.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --MuddHouse Mediaannounced today the official launch of Top of the World: Lessons from Rebuilding the World Trade Center, an 11-part podcast series featuring the people at the heart of the historic rebuilding of the new World Trade Center.
  • Each episode of Top of the World explores the rebuilding through the eyes of those at the center of the action.
  • "Rebuilding the World Trade Center has been and continues to be the passion of my life," said Larry A. Silverstein, Chairman, Silverstein Properties.
  • For additional information regarding The Top of the World, please visit: muddhousemedia.com/top-of-the-world
    Dara McQuillan (Chief Marketing Officer, Silverstein Properties)is available for interviews upon request.

Joel S. Marcus, Executive Chairman and Founder of Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc./Alexandria Venture Investments, Honored by the 9/11 Memorial & Museum for Distinction in Civic Engagement and Renewal

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 1:30pm

As an active supporter of the Memorial & Museum since it opened in 2014, Mr. Marcus has been a member of its board of trustees since 2018.

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  • As an active supporter of the Memorial & Museum since it opened in 2014, Mr. Marcus has been a member of its board of trustees since 2018.
  • "Their contributions continue to fund the Memorial & Museum's vital exhibitions and programming, such as Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Laden.
  • "I am deeply honored and incredibly moved to receive this honor from the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, especially as we commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks," said Mr. Marcus.
  • Alexandria also provides strategic capital to transformative life science, agtech and technology companies through our venture capital platform.

HOPE Comes to New York's Oculus on September 12, 2021

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 4:21pm

The public is invited to join Stars of HOPE at the Oculus (Fulton Street) from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

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  • The public is invited to join Stars of HOPE at the Oculus (Fulton Street) from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
  • "I hope the spirit of 9/12 shines through: one of compassion, resilience, hope, and unity."
  • "September 12,2021 is the perfect day for people from around the world to create Stars of HOPE here at the World Trade Center site.
  • As we remember what happened here 20 years ago, I hope the spirit of 9/12 shines through: one of compassion, resilience, hope, and unity.

Wondrium, In Collaboration With The 9/11 Memorial & Museum, Presents Long-Form Documentary and Multi-Part Doc Series, Reporting 9/11 and Why It Still Matters and Women Journalists Of 9/11: Their Stories, Featuring Interviews With Journalists On The Frontl

Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 6:31pm

Reporting 9/11 and Why It Still Mattersand Women Journalists of 9/11: Their Stories will launch exclusively on Wondrium starting September 1st.

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  • Reporting 9/11 and Why It Still Mattersand Women Journalists of 9/11: Their Stories will launch exclusively on Wondrium starting September 1st.
  • A special sneak preview of the documentary will be made available on the Wondrium YouTube page from August 30-September 1st.
  • Phil Hirschkorn, the director of Reporting 9/11 and Why it Still Matters, is the founder of Real News Productions, LLC.
  • The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is the nonprofit organization that oversees operations for the 9/11 Memorial and 9/11 Memorial Museum.

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum Launches National Campaign to Teach the Lessons of 9/11

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 11:01am

To mark the 20th anniversary, the National September 11 Memorial & Museum is launching a campaign to actively engage people in remembrance and education.

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  • To mark the 20th anniversary, the National September 11 Memorial & Museum is launching a campaign to actively engage people in remembrance and education.
  • "Remembrance remains at the heart of the Memorial & Museum's mission," said Alice M. Greenwald, President & CEO.
  • As part of this effort, the Memorial & Museum launched The Never Forget Fund to support its educational programs, and ensure each new generation understands the lessons of 9/11.
  • "Remembrance remains at the heart of the Memorial & Museum's mission," said Alice M. Greenwald, President & CEO of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.

Vice President Pence to Speak at Tunnel to Towers September 11 Memorial Ceremony

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 12:00pm

Tunnel to Towers took the unprecedented step to host an independent memorial ceremony after the National September 11 Memorial & Museum announced the traditional reading of the names by victims family members would not happen at their ceremony this year, citing COVID-19 concerns.

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  • Tunnel to Towers took the unprecedented step to host an independent memorial ceremony after the National September 11 Memorial & Museum announced the traditional reading of the names by victims family members would not happen at their ceremony this year, citing COVID-19 concerns.
  • We can never minimize that fateful day,said Frank Siller, Chairman and CEO of Tunnel to Towers, who lost his brother FDNY Firefighter Stephen Siller in the attack.
  • "The Tunnel to Towers Foundation is honored that Vice President Pence will be in attendance at its Reading of the Names ceremony on 9/11.
  • For more about the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, please visit tunnel2towers.org

Tunnel to Towers Announces ‘Towers of Light’ Tribute in Shanksville, PA and Adjacent to the Pentagon

Sunday, August 23, 2020 - 4:56pm

Like so many across the country, Tunnel to Towers was disappointed when the 9/11 Memorial & Museum canceled its annual Tribute in Light in New York City, citing COVID-19 concerns.

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  • Like so many across the country, Tunnel to Towers was disappointed when the 9/11 Memorial & Museum canceled its annual Tribute in Light in New York City, citing COVID-19 concerns.
  • With the NYC tribute continuing, Tunnel to Towers has decided to expand this years remembrances in light to each of the locations impacted on September 11, 2001.
  • Additional details, including specific locations for each of the Towers in Light displays, will be shared in the coming days.
  • To date, the Tunnel to Towers Foundation has spent over $250 million to honor and support our first responders and veterans and their families.

Tunnel to Towers’ Response to the Cancellation of the Tribute in Light

Friday, August 14, 2020 - 5:19pm

Staten Island, NY, Aug. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Tunnel to Towers Foundation, like so many across the nation, was shocked and heartbroken by the National September 11 Memorial & Museums decision to not project the Tribute in Light, due to concerns over COVID-19.

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  • Staten Island, NY, Aug. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Tunnel to Towers Foundation, like so many across the nation, was shocked and heartbroken by the National September 11 Memorial & Museums decision to not project the Tribute in Light, due to concerns over COVID-19.
  • Because the Tunnel to Towers Foundation is committed to the idea that we must Never Forget, it previously announced it will hold a separate memorial ceremony on September 11th on Liberty Street in lower Manhattan, adjacent to Ground Zero.
  • Tunnel to Towers took this step after the National September 11 Memorial & Museum announced families would not be invited to participate, and a recording of names would be played instead due to COVID-19 concerns.
  • Tunnel to Towers will take every possible precaution to ensure the safety of those attending this ceremony.

9/11 Charity Announces Hallowed Tradition Will Continue

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 2:30pm

Staten Island, NY, Aug. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The annual, hallowed tradition of family members reading the names of the nearly 3,000 victims of the 9/11 attacks will take place again this year.

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  • Staten Island, NY, Aug. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The annual, hallowed tradition of family members reading the names of the nearly 3,000 victims of the 9/11 attacks will take place again this year.
  • Tunnel to Towers decided to take this step after the National September 11 Memorial & Museum announced the reading of the names would not happen at the memorial ceremony this year, citing COVID-19 concerns.
  • The museum said a recording from their In Memoriam exhibition would be played instead.
  • However, not allowing families the opportunity to read the names of their loved ones robs this solemn ceremony of much of its significance.

Howard and Abby Milstein Honored by the 9/11 Memorial & Museum for "Distinction in Civic Innovation and Renewal"

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 8:16pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --In an emotional ceremony at a fundraiser just steps away from Ground Zero, Howard & Abby Milstein were honored by the 9/11 Memorial & Museum for "Distinction in Civic Innovation and Renewal."

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --In an emotional ceremony at a fundraiser just steps away from Ground Zero, Howard & Abby Milstein were honored by the 9/11 Memorial & Museum for "Distinction in Civic Innovation and Renewal."
  • "I have been lucky to know Howard and Abby Milstein for a very long time," Mr. Bloomberg said.
  • "Both their family and Emigrant Savings Bank have been incredibly generous supporters of the Memorial & Museum."
  • Mr. Bloomberg added: "Many people write generous checks, but the Milsteins participate financially, intellectually and emotionally" in advancing civic causes.