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Old June 29th, 2013, 03:19 AM   #47841
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it would be cool if anyone in the area were able to get some pictures! the cam is a bit fuzzy
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Old June 29th, 2013, 03:20 AM   #47842
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wow!
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Old June 29th, 2013, 03:35 AM   #47843
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It's amazing watching the thing shine even brighter.
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Old June 29th, 2013, 03:40 AM   #47844
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Is it on now?!
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Old June 29th, 2013, 03:41 AM   #47845
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Is it on now?!
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Old June 29th, 2013, 03:42 AM   #47846
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Is it on now?!
Can you see it from Jersey?
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Old June 29th, 2013, 03:44 AM   #47847
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It always sucks when the architect's original vision can't be brought to reality, but in this case the result of the spire is pretty good, so I'm #26.
Yepp that's true it does , as far as the current spire I like it but at the same time I don't, I only like how it looks from close up and from the bottom looking upwards it looks massive, but from a far it looks way too thin...
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Old June 29th, 2013, 03:44 AM   #47848
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you can still see it on earthcam, it's still going.
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Old June 29th, 2013, 03:47 AM   #47849
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Can you see it from Jersey?
I'm visiting way out in Denville up near Powder Mill Hill, I can barely see it through the haze but it's there!!!!!!! Here are some from users on instagram:



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Old June 29th, 2013, 03:50 AM   #47850
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I will be getting pictures of the beacon tomorrow! I will be in the city tomorrow so I will get pictures of it
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Old June 29th, 2013, 03:51 AM   #47851
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No wonder the ESB is lit in rainbow colors....

BTW, the beacon has now been turned off.
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Old June 29th, 2013, 03:53 AM   #47852
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it should easily be visible from 50 miles.
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Old June 29th, 2013, 03:55 AM   #47853
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No wonder the ESB is lit in rainbow colors....

BTW, the beacon has now been turned off.
Yeah the whole pride thing is going on.....
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Old June 29th, 2013, 04:14 AM   #47854
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Here's a photo.
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Old June 29th, 2013, 04:22 AM   #47855
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I said that a few pages back
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Old June 29th, 2013, 04:32 AM   #47856
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I'm going to NY in 3 weeks for the All-Star Game at Citi Field, so I'll try to get some time to pass by the WTC site and other supertalls under construction! Any requests?
I'll be in NYC on Sunday for the big Gay Pride Parade!
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Old June 29th, 2013, 04:48 AM   #47857
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Thanks for the great photographs everyone!

It will be great to see this beauty in person on Sunday.
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Old June 29th, 2013, 04:56 AM   #47858
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I will be getting pictures of the beacon tomorrow! I will be in the city tomorrow so I will get pictures of it
Hopefully it's on!
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Old June 29th, 2013, 05:18 AM   #47859
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Old June 29th, 2013, 05:26 AM   #47860
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A brief knowledge on what's on the inside!

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We can see here how they color the lights for special occasions. As I expected, they wrap colored plastic around the construction lights.


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