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Empire State Building Lighting

To kick off the Light It up Blue campaign, the Wrights and the Hilfigers, along with the Kenyon family, a military family affected by autism, were at the Empire State Building at noon today to “flip the switch” to light the world famous icon’s tower lights blue. Other participating landmarks around the world who are turning blue today include the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City, the Wrigley Building in Chicago, Aspen Mountain in Colorado, Elvis Presley’s Graceland in Memphis, Tokyo Tower in Japan, Christ the Redeemer Statue in Brazil; the Sydney Opera House in Australia, and even the International Space Station – as well as airports, bridges, museums, concert halls, schools/universities, restaurants, and retail stores around the world. You can see a list of builidings here.

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