Item no. 28260
|Collection: New-York Historical Society|
The Friday evening following the 9/11 attack candle light vigils were held throughout New York City and the surrounding suburbs where many of the victims had lived.
The largest gathering was in Union Square, the site closest to the attack site that the public could access. The group shown here gathered at the Fireman's Memorial on 100th Street and Riverside Drive (built 1914).
Photograph taken September 14, 2001.
From the exhibit Missing: Streetscape of a City in Mourning, New York Historical Society, photograph by Martha Cooper.
See this image in the MISSING exhibit.