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Thursday Throwback: Building the Twin Towers

Last modified September 1, 2011 at 11:42 am

With the tenth anniversary of 9/11 just over a week out, and with media outlets worldwide gearing up for a hailstorm of coverage, we felt this photo apropos. See it inside!

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Weekend Edition: September 11

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:12 am

[Photo Credit: Matt Weber]

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Philippe Petit: Man on Wire in East River Park

Last modified August 24, 2010 at 3:02 pm

Philippe Petit is the French high-wire artist who became an international sensation for his tightrope walk between the Twin Towers.  That event was chronicled in the film Man on Wire.  Now, Supreme, the sixteen-year-old bastion of downtown skate culture, has some video of Petit a bit closer to ground.

From the Tenement Museum Photo Archive, Part 2

Last modified June 22, 2010 at 11:42 pm

As mentioned yesterday, we are featuring photographs from the forthcoming Tenement Museum photo archive all this week.  The big project reveal will be on Wednesday, so stay tuned. Today’s selection truly tugs at the heart-strings.

9/11, Already Eight Years

Posted September 11, 2009 at 6:27 am

It’s already been eight years since terrorists attacked us on 9/11/01.  Still hard to believe.  Here is a snippet of TV newscast from that morning as it happened.  Our thoughts are with the victims’ families today. Where were you when it all went down?