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Port Authority Offers Media Tour Of One World Trade Observatory On 100th Floor

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 02: Members of the Port Authority Police stand near the windows in the One World Observatory from the 100th floor of One World Trade Center at the Ground Zero site on April 2, 2013 in New York City. One World Observatory, which is situated more than 1,250 feet over lower Manhattan, will open to the public in 2015 and will include a pre-show theater, multiple spaces that allow for panoramas of the New York City region and numerous dining options. When completed, One World Trade Center will be the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere at 1776 feet. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

View from One World Trade Center

May 10, 2013

See what thousands of tourists will soon be seeing when they travel to the top of One World Trade Center in New York City. The monument to those killed in the Twin Tower attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, is now the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. A silver spire topping the building was installed on Friday morning, making the structure 1,776 feet tall.