World Trade Center to pay tribute to Notre Dame cathedral

A crane lifts experts as they inspect the damaged Notre Dame cathedral after the fire in Paris, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Experts are assessing the blackened shell of Paris's iconic Notre Dame …More
A crane lifts experts as they inspect the damaged Notre Dame cathedral after the fire in Paris, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Experts are assessing the blackened shell of Paris's iconic Notre Dame cathedral to establish next steps to save what remains after a devastating fire destroyed much of the almost 900-year-old building. (Christophe Ena/AP via Crux)
One of the most iconic buildings of the Manhattan skyline will pay tribute to one of Paris’s most notable landmarks.
On Tuesday evening, the spire of the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan will light up in blue, white, and red - the colors of the French flag - in tribute to the Cathedral of Notre Dame in the heart of Paris, which barely escaped ruin in a fire on Monday night.
While the major structures, including its two towers, were spared, two-thirds of the roof and the cathedral’s soaring spire, were lost in the fire.
Both landmarks have their own ill-fated history.
In 2001, the original World Trade Center’s Twin Towers were brought…More