Decade 9/11 | Ten Years Later in Photos

People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks

People gathered at the World Trade Center site on Sunday to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks. And on Monday, the 9/11 memorial plaza is set to open to the public for the first time. Take a look at how New Yorkers remembered the terror attacks.

Ten years after the September 11 attacks, WNYC reflects on what was lost in the tragedy, celebrates the resiliency of the human spirit and explores the emotions tied to an event that forever changed New York, the nation and the world.

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attended the 10th anniversary ceremony at ground zero
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attended the 10th anniversary ceremony at ground zero ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
President Barack Obama attended the ceremony at the site of the World Trade Center
President Barack Obama attended the ceremony at the site of the World Trade Center ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
Mayor Michael Bloomberg at the 9/11 10th anniversary ceremony
Mayor Michael Bloomberg at the 9/11 10th anniversary ceremony ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
President Barack Obama and George Bush attend the ceremony
President Barack Obama and George Bush attend the ceremony ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
Protests near ground zero on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks
Protests near ground zero on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
Workers watching the ceremony from World Trade Center 1
Workers watching the ceremony from World Trade Center 1 ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks
People gathered at the World Trade Center site to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
Protests near ground zero on the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks
Protests near ground zero on the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
( Stephen Nessen )
Trinity Church on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks
Trinity Church on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
Near ground zero on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks
Near ground zero on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
Many gathered at the site of the World Trade Center to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks
Many gathered at the site of the World Trade Center to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
Many gathered at the site of the World Trade Center to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks
Many gathered at the site of the World Trade Center to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
People gathered at the site of the World Trade Center to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks
People gathered at the site of the World Trade Center to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )

Tribute in light seen from Brooklyn Bridge Park, September 11, 2011.

( Stephen Nessen )

Tribute in light seen from Brooklyn Bridge Park, September 11, 2011.

( Stephen Nessen )
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