Accession Number: C.2016.169.11
Dimensions: 2 in X 1 ⅜ in X 3/8 in
Dimensions (Metric): 5.08 cm X 2.54 cm X 7.62 cm
Credit Line: Gift of Terry Benczik
Black matchbox from Tall Ships Bar & Grill. The front also includes a graphic of a ship with gold-colored text: "TALL SHIPS | Bar & Grill." The address for the restaurant is printed on the side.
Tall Ships Bar & Grill was located at 3 World Trade Center/New York Marriott World Trade Center hotel, located between the Twin Towers. The bar had an exit from the hotel onto Liberty Street that proved to be a safe evacuation route on 9/11 for many tenants and hotel guests prior to the collapse of the South Tower.