To commemorate the sixth anniversary of the September 11th attacks, the New York Historical Museum unveiled a new show today called “Here Is New York: Remembering 9/11.” Miami photojournalist Al Crespo is among the artists whose works are on display.
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Cited by the New York Times as “the most ambitious efforts to store, preserve, and share memories and artifacts of 9/11,” the exhibition comprises ten artifacts, 1500 photographs, and six video clips of New Yorkers recalling the events of that day. Among the items on show is a 1500-pound, three-foot-long section of landing gear from a plane that did not land.
The exhibit runs through December 31 and is the 17th special exhibition concerning the events of September 11 the society has presented since October 2001.--Joanne Green