Topic: World Trade Center

Sept 11 Tribute in Light
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Pictures of the Week: September 6 – September 13

From the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and preparations for Yom Kippur to flash-flooding in Colorado and a rabbit and leopard cub testing their natural instincts, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 2001
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Help Identify This Photo: The Moment The Towers Fell

Twelve years after the Twin Towers collapsed, TIME’s Patrick Witty turned to social media for help identifying the subjects of his 9/11 photo.

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Melissa Cacciola
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The Mohawk Ironworkers: Rebuilding the Iconic Skyline of New York

For more than a century, Mohawk ironworkers have helped shape New York City’s iconic skyline, guiding ribbons of metal into the steel skeletons that form the backbone of the city. On the 11th anniversary of September 11th, LightBox presents Melissa Cacciola’s tintype series of the Mohawk ironworkers helping to raise One World Trade Center.

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The Best Pictures of the Week, September 9 – September 16

This week; A man visits the graveside of his son—killed by Gaddafi loyalists—in Tripoli, three thousand flags commemorate the 10 year anniversary of 9/11, a plane flies through the “Tribute in Lights” in lower Manhattan. gas pipeline explosion in Nairobi, gunmen open fire on a school bus in Pakistan, Israeli embassy attack in Cairo, Brazilian forest fires, Damien Hirst’s sculpture Legend, New York fashion week, Novak Djokovic wins the U.S. Open, and the painted “Tiger Men” of India’s “Pulikali” Tiger Dance festival.

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Marco Grob on the Making of Beyond 9/11: Portraits of Resilience

TIME contract photographer Marco Grob shares an intimate look into the making of the portraits and oral histories that comprise TIME’s Beyond 9/11: Portraits of Resilience.

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Revisiting 9/11: Unpublished Photos by James Nachtwey

For the first time in ten years, James Nachtwey returns to the 27 rolls of film that he shot on September 11, 2001 for TIME. While revisiting the negatives, he discovered compelling scenes, previously unpublished. Nachtwey reflects, in an interview with David Levi Strauss, on the immensity of the devastation and the heroism that he witnessed that day.

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Camilo José Vergara
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Twin Towers and the Metropolis: 1970-2011

Photographer Camilo José Vergara writes for LightBox about his photographs of the World Trade Center taken over the past 41 years. Within his images, the Towers’ absence speaks perhaps even more powerfully than their presence.

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Stephane Sednaoui
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Stephane Sednaoui: 9/11 Search and Rescue

Stephane Sednaoui’s images, published here along with his e-mails in the aftermath of 9/11, are a unique and detailed document of Ground Zero in the days immediately following the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center.

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The Best Pictures of the Week, August 26 – September 2

This week: The end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, Dadaab Refugee Camp, paint covered riot police, the Notting Hill Carnival, A Union Flag recovered from the World Trade Center site following 9/11 attacks, the Casino Royale fire in Mexico claims the lives of 52 people, Pro-Gadhafi soldiers rest in Tripoli, Burning Man, Hurricane Irene, Blackpool Tower, and the World Athletic Championships.

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The Best Pictures of the Week, August 19 – August 26

This week: Man walks a high wire, Gaddafi’s regime crumbles, the Pope past and present, World Youth Day, violence and famine in Somalia, idol makers, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, roadside attacks in Israel, burning NATO tankers in Pakistan, […]

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