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On May 2, 2013 Ironworkers hoisted the World Trade Center Spire to a temporary platform. For photos please click the link
Here is also a short video of the spire. Video will play after a brief commercal.
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Ironworkers of the Sky
By Randy Kennedy
To get to the top of 1 World Trade Center as it stands in mid-August, just shy of 1,000 feet above Lower Manhattan, higher than anything else on the island’s southern end, first you walk to the middle of the blast-resistant concrete cathedral that will become the building’s lobby. From there, a hoist takes you to the 39th floor, whose perimeter has already been glassed in. A sign spray-painted in screaming construction orange — “EXPRESS ALL DAY” — directs you to a second hoist, inside which Don McLean is singing, “Bye, bye, Miss American Pie . . .” and men in hard hats decoupaged with flag decals are bobbing their heads to the beat. - Photo by Damon Winter