One World Trade Center, buildings across the globe light up for Paris.

One World Trade Center, Other Buildings Across the Globe Light Up for Paris

One World Trade Center, Other Buildings Across the Globe Light Up for Paris

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Nov. 14 2015 8:55 AM

One World Trade Center, Other Buildings Across the Globe Light Up for Paris

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One World Trade Center's spire is shown lit in French flags colors in solidarity with France after the terror attacks in Paris, November 13, 2015 in New York City.

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The spire of One World Trade Center lit up in blue, white, and red—the colors of the French flag—to show solidarity with France on Friday night after the terrorist attacks that killed at least 127 people in Paris on Friday night. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the tribute would continue “in the days ahead” as a way to show that “we stand in solemn solidarity with the people of France, just as they have done for us in our own times of tragedy.”

One World Trade Center was hardly alone. The San Francisco City Hall also lit up to show solidarity with France.

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The iconic Sydney Opera House followed suit and lit up in the colors of the French flag on Saturday night.

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The sails of the Sydney Opera House are illuminated in the colours of the French flag on November 14, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.

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In New Zealand, the Auckland Sky Tower also displayed solidarity.

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Lights in the colors of the French flag light up the Auckland Sky Tower to remember victims of the Paris attacks on November 14, 2015 in Auckland, New Zealand.

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In Canada, the CN Tower also wore blue-white-and-red for Paris.

In Mexico City, the Senate building lit up with the colors of the French flag.

In Rio de Janeiro, the Chris the Redeemer statue also whowed solidarity.  

In stark contrast, the Eiffel Tower turned off its lights and went dark in a sign of mourning.

Daniel Politi has been contributing to Slate since 2004 and wrote the Today’s Papers column from 2006 to 2009. Follow him on Twitter.