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Where to Honor and Remember Sept. 11 in NYC

Where to Honor and Remember Sept. 11 in NYC

To commemorate the tragic events that happened 14 years ago, venues across Manhattan, and the country, are honoring those affected by Sept. 11, 2001. Here are four places you can remember 9/11 in NYC.

14th Anniversary of September 11
WHEN: Friday, Sept. 11; check website for time.
WHERE: The National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center, 1 Albany St., Lower Manhattan
AGES: All 
WHAT: As part of the commemoration, the memorial plaza will again open to the general public so visitors may view the Tribute in Light and pay their respects. Check website for details. 
WANT TO GO? FREE. 212-266-5211. 

Tribute In Light 
WHEN: Friday, Sept. 11, from dusk on Sept. 11 until dawn Sept. 12
WHERE: National September 11 Museum and Memorial, 180 Greenwich St., Lower Manhattan
WHAT: Visible within a 60-mile radius on a clear night, Tribute has become a world-renowned icon of remembrance, honoring those who were lost, as well as those who worked so hard to get our city through that terrible period.

9/11 Table of Silence
WHEN: Friday, Sept. 11, 8:15am
WHERE: Lincoln Center, Columbus Avenue and West 64th Street, Upper West Side
WHAT: The Table of Silence Project 9/11 is a multicultural prayer for peace presented as a ceremony for 100 dancers swathed in white. It concludes at 8:46am, the time the North Tower was struck.
WANT TO GO? FREE. 212-719-3301.

True Concord Voices & Orchestra
WHEN: Friday, Sept. 11, 7pm
WHERE: Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, 1941 Broadway, Upper West Side
AGES: 8 and older
WHAT: A concert featuring Mozart’s Requiem and the New York premiere of Stephen Paulus’s Prayers and Remembrances, originally commissioned for the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
WANT TO GO? $20-100. 212-707-8566 x307.


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