The final piece of One World Trade Center’s spire is seen lifted to the top in New York. A momentous occasion for all involved.

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A full moon rises over the skyline of New York, as seen from the Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange, New Jersey. GARY HERSHORN/REUTERS

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The final piece of One World Trade Center's spire is seen next to the base of the building before it is lifted to the top in New York. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Ground Zero workers attach a U.S. flag on the final piece of One World Trade Center's spire as it is prepared to be lifted to the top of the building in New York. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Ground Zero workers attach straps to the final piece of One World Trade Center's spire as it is prepared to be lifted to the top of the building in New York. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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An ironworker uses a line to steady the final piece of a spire, affixed with a U.S. flag, before it is lifted to the top of One World Trade Center in New York. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Members of the media and workers at the Ground Zero site take photographs as the final piece of a spire is lifted to the top of One World Trade Center, in New York. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Workers at the Ground Zero site take photographs as the final piece of a spire is lifted to the top of One World Trade Center in New York. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Ground Zero workers photograph with their phones as the final piece of One World Trade Center's spire is lifted to the top of the building in New York. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Iron workers photograph a crane lifting the final piece of a spire to the top of One World Trade Center in New York. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A U.S. flag flutters in the wind as the final piece of a spire is lifted to the top of One World Trade Center in New York. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A U.S. flag flies in the wind as the final piece of One World Trade Center's spire is lifted to the top of the building in New York. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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The final section of the spire that will top off One World Trade Center is raised to the top of the building in New York. GARY HERSHORN/REUTERS

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The steeple of St. Paul's Chapel rises into the sky as the final piece of the building's spire is lifted to the top of One World Trade Center in New York. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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The final section of the spire that will top off One World Trade Center is raised to the top of the building in New York. GARY HERSHORN/REUTERS

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The final section of the spire that will top off One World Trade Center is raised to the top of the building in New York. GARY HERSHORN/REUTERS

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A man watches as the final section of the spire that will top off One World Trade Center is raised to the top of the building in New York. BRENDAN MCDERMID/REUTERS

May 03, 2013