Gallery: First Section of One World Trade Center’s Spire Arrives in NYC

The first section of the crowning spire that will rise atop One World Trade Center is set to be lifted into place next Wednesday. Nine pieces of the steel spire arrived in New York Harbor yesterday by barge from Canada via Port Newark. The spire will extend the high-rise to its full 1,776-foot height, making it the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and the third tallest in the world.

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