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United States : New York, September 11th, 10 years after Bertrand RIEGER / hemis.fr


10 years ! 10 years have already passed since the Twin Towers collapsed and everyone rememembers exactly where and when it happened. It was such a powerful shock that no New Yorker has forgotten the acrid smell of the cloud of dust that invaded the city ; everyone has lost someone dear to him, even if it was only a friend’s friend. However life has gone on even if no one has forgotten. On Ground Zero, two ponds mark the spot and the One World Trade Centre which is in the process of construction, known as Freedom Tower, will take their place in two or three years time. It will be even more beautiful and higher than the original, for the greatest pleasure of the thousands of lookers-on who continue to come to the spot in a mixture of curiosity and reverence. Two streets away, the project to build an Islamic Centre, Park 51, has been in the headlines for the past few months. In the meantime, further away in the Upper East Side, is the Islamic Cultural Center that remains the heart of the Muslim New York. Our photographer takes us to this huge city composed essentially of new items : when a district develops, it replaces another and old addresses are forgotten when new restaurants or bars are opened and take their place. Yesterday’s news is swept away by up to date events… A Feature from Bertrand RIEGER for Hemis Text on request


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United States, New York City, Manhattan, reconstruction at Ground Zero with the One World Trade Center (Freedom Tower)

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United States, New York City, Downtown Manhattan seen from the Promenade in Brooklyn, the Time magazine of May 20, 2011 announcing the death of Bin Laden facing the site of the attacks of September 11, 2001 on the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, reconstruction at Ground Zero with the One World Trade Center (Freedom Tower), reading again the New York Times announcing the attacks of September 11, 2001 on the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center 10 years after

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, heavy armed police officer in front of the Wall Street Stock Exchange

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Times Square, police officers riding horses

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, reconstruction at Ground Zero, a memorial called Reflecting Absence is under construction designed by Israeli architect Michael Arad. It involves the construction of a forest of trees around two bodies of water with two large Square holes in their center at the exact spot where the towers stood

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Ground Zero where used to be the Twin Towers, list of the dead

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, reconstruction at Ground Zero with the One World Trade Center (Freedom Tower)

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, reconstruction at Ground Zero, a memorial called Reflecting Absence is under construction designed by Israeli architect Michael Arad. It involves the construction of a forest of trees around two bodies of water with two large Square holes in their center at the exact spot where the towers stood

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Upper East Side, the New York Mosque (Islamic Cultural Center) is the largest Muslim mosque of the city, characterized by its modern architectural style and its diagonal orientation toward Mecca, it is located on 3rd Avenue between 96th Street and 97th Street

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Midtown, police patrol in the 34nd Street

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Central Park, Sundays on the Sheep Meadow, announcement of the death of Bin Laden in The New York Times

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, South Point, Battery Park, veiled women walking along Battery Park with the Statue of Liberty in the background

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Barack Obama and the Statue of Liberty in the window of a souvenir shop on 5th Avenue

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, South Point, Battery Park, veiled women walking along Battery Park and the Statue of Liberty in the background

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, reading a book facing Central Park

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Theater District on Broadway Avenue, yellow cab in Times Square

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, subway with the American flag

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United States, New York, Manhattan, Theater district on Broadway Avenue, bicycle taxi at Times Square

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, building of IAC (InterActiveCorp Offices) by architect Frank Gehry located West 15th Street and 9th Avenue

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, the 100 Eleventh Avenue (2007) by architect Jean Nouvel

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Central Park seen from the southeast corner, The Sherry-Netherland Building in the foreground left and the Hotel Pierre on the right, in the background on the right the Upper East Side and left of Central Park, the Upper West Side

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Soho, New Yorker fashion dog

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Central Park, Sundays on the Sheep Meadow, meeting of a group of musicians friends

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Central Park, artist painter in action behind the Pond

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Central Park, peace march and rally against U.S. military involvement

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Central Park, Muslim couple sitting in the park

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Central Park, dance skaters

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Midtown, Times Square, the Naked Cowboy is a well known tourist attraction, pedestrian and cyclist part of Broadway

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Midtown, Times Square

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Midtown, Times Square

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Midtown, 5th Avenue, Hollister California

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HEMIS_573502 : United States, New York City, Manhattan, Meatpacking District, champagne at the bar from the Standart Hotel build over the High Line, overlooking Downtown, Hudson River and the New Jersey

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United States, New York, Manhattan, Midtown, Hot Dog vendor

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, graduation at Columbia University

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, graduations of New York University (NYU) at Washington square

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Upper East Side, Ice Cream street vendor

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Brooklyn Bridge and the American flag

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Meatpacking District, mural painting from the artist D'Face

United States, New York City, Manhattan, Midtown, Westin NY Hotel, 270 West 43rd Street at 8th Avenue

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Meatpacking District (Gansevoort Market), the High Line is a park built on a section of the former elevated freight railroad spur, where the tracks run through the second floor of the Chelsea Market building, people sitting on deckchairs

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Meatpacking District (Gansevoort Market), the High Line is a park built on a section of the former elevated freight railroad spur and people sitting on chairs with view on the Hudson River

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United States, New York, taxi boat in front of Brooklyn skyscrapers

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Meatpacking District (Gansevoort Market), Street Food Vendor of hot dog and advertising poster

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United States, New York City, Statue of Liberty listed as World Heritage by UNESCO

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Midtown, Hearst Magazine building (2006) on 8th Avenue at 300 West 57th Street

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United States, New York, Manhattan, Midtown, Times Square, street scene

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Midtown, Times Square, the Naked Cowboy is a well known tourist attraction

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Upper East Side, professional dog walker on Park Avenue

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, reflection of a skyscraper in a shop window dedicated to Alexander McQueen of the store Bergdorf Goodman on 5th Avenue

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Upper East Side, Roosevelt Island Tram et Queensboro Bridge overlooking the East River

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United States, New York, Manhattan, the neighborhood of Little Italy, Mulberry Street

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Midtown, Chrysler Building and the East River

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Upper East Side, Muslim people

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Upper East Side, the New York Mosque (Islamic Cultural Center) is the largest Muslim mosque of the city, characterized by its modern architectural style and its diagonal orientation toward Mecca, it is located on 3rd Avenue between 96th Street and 97th Street

United States, New York City, Manhattan, Upper East Side, the New York Mosque (Islamic Cultural Center) is the largest Muslim mosque of the city, characterized by its modern architectural style and its diagonal orientation toward Mecca, it is located on 3rd Avenue between 96th Street and 97th Street

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Upper East Side, the New York Mosque (Islamic Cultural Center) is the largest Muslim mosque of the city, characterized by its modern architectural style and its diagonal orientation toward Mecca, it is located on 3rd Avenue between 96th Street and 97th Street

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Park51 (originally named Cordoba House) is a planned 13-story Muslim community center to be located two blocks from Ground Zero the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, World Trade Center with the Twin Towers and World Financial Center (aerial view) (archives photo)

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United States, New York City, Manhattan, Broadway from the Trump Tower on Central Park West

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United States, New York City, Lower Manhattan seen from the sea, the World Trade Center with the Twin Towers (archives photo)

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United States : New York, September 11th, 10 years after  

10 years ! 10 years have already passed since the twin towers collapsed and everyone rememembers exactly where and when it happened. It was...