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8 Iconic Buildings in Blue for World Autism Awareness Day

April 02, 2018

For the second year, The White House joined iconic buildings around the globe to Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018 in honor of World Autism Awareness Day.

The tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, will Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018 in honor of World Autism Awareness Day!

The Burj Khalifa began construction in 2004 and was certified as the world’s tallest building in the world by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) on March 10, 2010.

For the ninth straight year, New York's most iconic landmark, the Empire State Building, will Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018 in honor of World Autism Awareness Day. 

One of then largest Roman Catholic Churches in the world, the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, will Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018 in support of World Autism Awareness Day!

On April 2nd, 2018, Niagara Falls will be lit blue in honor of World Autism Awareness Day!

Niagara Falls is the collective name of three waterfalls called the Horseshoe Falls, the American Falls and the Bridal Viel Falls.

The Sydney Opera House will Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018 in honor of World Autism Awareness Day! 

Opened on Oct 20, 1973 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is home to the Sydney Symphony Orchestra as well as the Sydney Opera House Grand Organ. This is the largest mechanical tracker action organ in the world, with over 10,000 pipes.

Petra, the archaeological site in Jordan’s southwestern desert and one of the 7 Wonders of the World will Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2017 in honor of World Autism Awareness Day!

Petra dates back to 300 B.C and was the capital of the Nabatean Kingdom. The site has been featured in countless films including Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade and The Mummy Returns.

Thanks to the Autism Center of Excellence of India, the Qutub Minar in New Delhi, India will Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018 for World Autism Awareness Day! 

The Qutub Minar is a minaret that forms a part of the Qutab complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Mehrauli area of Delhi, India.