September 11, 2001, New York City

These photographs are always difficult for me to look at.

On September 11th, 2001, I stood on my roof and watched as the World Trade Center burned, and fell. I walked around the streets of downtown Manhattan and watched the blank faces drift past. I spent the night at the piers, tearing up strips of cloth for dust masks, thinking we were doing something to help. I went to Union Square where hundreds gathered and lit candles, and prayed. And I went down to the site of the towers to find a city still buried under dust and debris, forever changed.

This is what I saw.

Jesse Chan-Norris (@jcn)

September 12, 2001

September 13, 2001

September 25, 2001

August 1, 2001

The photographs on this page originally lived in five separate galleries on 2001/09/11, 2001/09/12, 2001/09/13, 2001/09/25, 2001/08/01