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One World Trade Center, top left, seen from the Heights neighborhood of Jersey City, N.J., Friday, May 10, 2013, after 408-foot spire was set into place at the top of the structure. With the spire, the building rises at a symbolic 1,776 feet tall. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

One World Trade Center gets final spire

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NEW YORK (AP) -- 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.

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