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NYC’s One World Trade Center gets its shiny, silver topping: spire installation completes symbolic height of 1,776 feetThe silver spire topping One World Trade Center has been fully installed on the building’s roof, bringing the iconic structure to its full, symbolic height of 1,776 feet.The spire’s installation was completed Friday morning, after pieces of it had been transported to the roof of the building last week. Construction workers below applauded the milestone.The 1,776 feet is symbolic of the year 1776, when the U.S. declared its independence. (Julio Cortez / AP Photo)

NYC’s One World Trade Center gets its shiny, silver topping: spire installation completes symbolic height of 1,776 feet

The silver spire topping One World Trade Center has been fully installed on the building’s roof, bringing the iconic structure to its full, symbolic height of 1,776 feet.

The spire’s installation was completed Friday morning, after pieces of it had been transported to the roof of the building last week. Construction workers below applauded the milestone.

The 1,776 feet is symbolic of the year 1776, when the U.S. declared its independence. (Julio Cortez / AP Photo)

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