Professional photographer Robert A. Ripps took these images of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, and of Ground Zero and its surroundings in the days and weeks following 9/11.

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September-October 2001

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"One Individual Stands Reading Messages Left at Union Square Park Memorial Between Rows of Cardboard, Other New Yorkers Gather Nearby" Village Preservation (GVSHP) Image Archive, accessed Dec 2, 2022,