The Tribute in Light which is composed of 88 search lights installed just west of the former Ground Zero first blazed on the six month anniversary of the worst terror attack on American soil.
The Tribute in Light as seen on Tuesday night.
The Tribute in Light spotlights aimed heavenward as a reminder of the fallen Twin Towers, illuminated the city on the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.
View from the Staten Island ferry.
The Tribute in Light is an art installation near the site of the World Trade Center in remembrance of the September 11 attacks.
The lights were turned on at 7:11 p.m. and will shine until sunrise at 6:34 a.m. Wednesday, according to officials.
The Tribute in Light, which is composed of 88 searchlights installed just west of the former Ground Zero, first blazed on the six-month anniversary of the worst terror attack on American soil.
The Tribute in Light shines above reflecting pool at 9/11 Memorial.
They are now turned on every Sept. 11, creating the image of vertical towers of light visible for miles.