Date:  May 17, 2017

Press Release Number:  94


MEDIA ADVISORY - ONE WORLD TRADE CENTER SPIRE LIGHTS UP RED TO COMMEMORATE AIDS WALK NEW YORK

Control tower at JFK Airport also will be lit red

The 128 LED lights on One World Trade Center’s 408-foot spire will light up red on Thursday night, May 18, to help raise awareness for the 31st Annual AIDS Walk New York. The control tower at JFK Airport also will be lit red in support of the cause.

AIDS Walk New York is a 10K fundraising walk starting and ending in Central Park to heighten awareness and raise funds for research into its cause, prevention and cure.

Media interested in filming the lit spire can do so after dark at the corner of Liberty and Greenwich streets.

Contact:
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
212-435-7777

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the State of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.