The view of One & Four WTC Church Street. Photo taken on 4-20-13.

One WTC. Photo taken on 4-20-13.

One WTC from Church & Vesey Streets. Photo taken on 4-20-13.

Spire sections 17 & 18. Photo taken on 4-20-13.

The top of the Spire. Photo taken on 4-20-13.

Workers are getting this section of Spire ready to be lifted up to the top of One WTC. Photo taken on 4-20-13.

This section of Spire is on it's way up. Photo taken on 4-20-13.

Going up. Photo taken on 4-20-13.

The reflection of the Spire on One WTC. Photo taken on 4-20-13.

I moved back in the direction of Church Street to get a better view. Photo taken on 4-20-13.

This jet just happened to fly by while I was taking the photo. Photo taken on 4-20-13.

The Spire is approaching the platform. Photo taken on 4-20-13.

This section of Spire rests on the platform until it will be mounted on top of the Spire. Photo taken on 4-20-13.

The view of 4 WTC from Church Street. Photo taken on 4-20-13.

Number 4 WTC. Photo taken on 4-20-13.

Glass work is almost completed on 4 WTC. Photo taken on 4-20-13.

The view of One WTC taken from a building on Church Street. Photo taken on 4-21-13.

The WTC Transit Hub as seen from above. Photo taken on 4-21-13.

Captain America is here to protect us from harm. Photo taken on 4-21-13.

The south side of One WTC. Photo taken on 4-21-13.

The Spire, three more sections to go. Photo taken on 4-21-13.

the two higest parts of the spire. Photo taken on 4-21-13.

The Glass work is almost comkpleted on the South sige of the lower section of One WTC. Photo taken on 4-21-13.

The top floors of One WTC. Photo taken on 4-21-13.

This backhoe is operating just inside the gate on Church Street. Photo taken on 4-21-13.

The new PAPD Emergency Service truck is on the scene at the WTC for extra security for today's 5 K Memorial Run and Family Street Fair. Photo taken on 4-21-13.

Because of the Boston Marathon bombings, numerous NYPD and other agencies were at the scene for the 911 Memorial Run & Walk and family Day. Photo taken on 4-21-13.

Heavily armed police are protecting the public. Photo taken on 4-21-13.

The 5 K finish line on Greenwich Street. Photo taken on 4-21-13.

As runners crossed the finish line, they held their hands over their hearts. Photo taken on 4-21-13.

The feeling of accomplishment, as a runner crosses the finish line. Photo taken on 4-21-13.

One of my favorite photos. Photo taken on 4-21-13.

A runner raises here hands at the finish line. Photo taken on 4-21-13.

Photo taken on 4-21-13.

Photo taken on 4-21-13.

Ballons over Vesey and Church Streets. Photo taken on 4-21-13.

The Family Day Street Fair on Vesey Street. Photo taken on 4-21-13.

Workers are getting the final section of the Spire ready for it's trip to the top of One WTC. Photo taken on 4-27-13.

One WTC as seen from Vesey & Church Streets Photo taken on 4-27-13.

This photo was taken from Church and Duane Streets. Photo taken on 4-27-13.

One WTC towers over 7 WTC. Photo taken on 4-27-13.

Looking towards Church Street from the PATH Station. Photo taken on 4-27-13.

The Kangaroo crane has to be raised up (jumped) in order to raise up the final section of the Spire. Photo taken on 4-27-13.

Windows are being added to the 102nd floor at One WTC. This images was taken with a Canon 7D with a 100 x 400mm Zoom Lens. Photo taken on 4-27-13.

Number 4 WTC on Church and Liberty Streets. Photo taken on 4-27-13.

The view from the W Hotel. Photo taken on 4-27-13.

The Memorial Wall on the side of Engine and Ladder 10's firehouse. Photo taken on 4-27-13.

Spire Section 316 is being mounted on top of the Spire on top of One WTC. Photo taken on 4-27-13.

Today, the last section of the Spire is going to be raised up to a platform on the roof of the Freedom Tower. Photo taken on 5-02-13.

Workers attach an American flag to the Spire. Photo taken on 5-02-13.

Workers attach the cables from the crane to the Spire. Photo taken on 5-02-13.

A worker checks on the cables that are attached from the crane to the Spire. Photo taken on 5-02-13.

The Spire begins it's trip to the top of the Freedom Tower (a/k/a One World Trade Center). Photo taken on 5-02-13.

Onlookers watch as the Spire is raised up. Photo taken on 5-02-13.

The American flag is waving in the wind. Photo taken on 5-02-13.

The Spire is nearing the top of the building. This section of spire consists of block 317 and 318, which together weigh 22.1 tons. Photo taken on 5-02-13.

A closeup view of the spire. Photo taken on 5-02-13.

The parts of the Spire are above the roof line. Photo taken on 5-02-13.

The crane is moving the Spire section closer to the platform where it will sit until it is installed onto the Spire. Photo taken on 5-02-13.

The Spire Section is being lowered onto the platform on the roof. Photo taken on 5-02-13.

Here is where the section of Spire will sit. Photo taken on 5-02-13.

The view from the Top of the Rock looking south towards the Freedom Tower. Photo taken on 5-06-13.

The top of the Freedom Tower, photo taken from Top of The Rock with a Canon 100-400mm zoom lens. Photo taken on 5-06-13.

This is an HDR image. Photo taken on 5-06-13.

A panoramic view from Top of the Rock. Photo taken on 5-06-13.

Another HDR image taken in the early evening. Photo taken on 5-06-13.

The final section of Spire was raised up from the platform to the top of the Spire this morning, finishing the installation of the Spire. The Manhattan bridge is in the foreground. Photo taken on 5-10-13.

The view of the Spire with the Brooklyn Bridge in the foreground. Photo taken on 5-10-13.

The completed Spire. One WTC is now 1776 ft High. Photo taken on 5-10-13.

Another view of the Spire. Photo taken on 5-10-13.

The American flag is mounted on top of the Spire. Photo taken on 5-10-13.

A closeup of the top of the Spire. Photo taken on 5-10-13.

One WTC as seen in the early evening. Photo taken on 5-26-13.

Glass is being installed on the East side of the building. Photo taken on 5-26-13.

A wide angle view from Church Street. Photo taken on 5-26-13.

This is the east side of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub on Church Street. The Oculus is under construction. You can see steel beams are starting to rise to form the Oculus. Photo taken on 5-26-13.

A closer view of the Oculius. Photo taken on 5-26-13.

Number 4 WTC. Photo taken on 5-26-13.

Tourists continue to flock to the 9/11 Memorial Wall on the quarters of Engine 10 and Ladder 10. Photo taken on 5-26-13.

The south side of One WTC. Photo taken on 5-26-13.

One WTC as seen from Church Street. Photo taken on 5-26-13.

The reflection of One WTC can be seen on number 4 WTC. Photo taken on 5-26-13.

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