Merrill Lynch & Co.. Photo by Christophe Agou.
This Merrill Lynch reception area, located on the lobby level (one story above ground) in the 2 World Financial Center (225 Liberty Street), was covered in dust when the World Trade Center towers collapsed.
Location: World Trade Center
Object #: 2002.0363
Source: Christophe Agou
Photographs of World Trade Center site
This collection of ten color photographs taken by Christophe Agou documents the World Trade Center site directly after the collapse. Context:
On the morning of September 11, while many New Yorkers sat transfixed by news reports of two planes slamming into the World Trade Center, others rushed to the scene. As the buildings burned and then collapsed, numerous people, including fine art photographer Christophe Agou, recorded the events.