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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.

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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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