Never Forget 2001

NYC, September 11, 2001

NYC Stories is a collection of 9/11 ephemera. It was originally built to be a website where New Yorkers could share stories about life in the Big Apple. A month after it launched, the World Trade Center was destroyed.

In the days and weeks that followed, New Yorkers seemingly spoke of only one thing: recounting their September 11 experience. Memories fade over time. In an effort to capture the emotional storytelling, I invited folks to email stories and memes to be published on

NYC Stories is intended for mature audiences. The contents collected here represent a snapshot of the NYC 9/11 zeitgeist at the end of 2001.