In the wake of last night’s confirmed Isis terrorist attacks which rocked the city of Paris, and in a show of overwhelming international universal unity, here are some of the world’s most recognisable icons glowing in red, white and blue to support the people of Paris.
One World Trade Centre, New York City
The 404.08 ft spire atop the ‘Freedom Tower’ will light up in French colours ‘in the days ahead’ in memory of those who died confirmed New York governor Andrew Cuomo.
San Francisco City Hall, CA
San Francisco’s iconic city hall lit up in French colours to show support for those who lost their lives in the Paris terror attacks.
Calgary Tower, Canada
The Calgary tower lit up in French colours to support the city of Paris.
Wembley Stadium, London
The arch of London’s Wembley Stadium lit up in French colours.
The Angel de la Independencia monument, Mexico City
The Angel de la Independencia monument is lit up in blue, white and red following the Paris terror attacks.
Beira-Rio Stadium, Brazil
— S. C. Internacional (@SCInternacional) November 14, 2015
The Beira-Rio stadium in Porto Alegre in Brazil, home of SC Internacional, also illuminated its walls with the tricoloure.
Paris, Las Vegas
Tonight, our Eiffel Tower will remain dark in memory of the lives lost in the attacks in Paris. pic.twitter.com/FFr55bRnHE
— Paris Las Vegas (@ParisVegas) November 14, 2015
Las Vegas also paid its respect to the victims of Paris by dimming its very own Eiffel tower.
Sydney Opera House, Australia
Sydney’s iconic opera house showed its support by lighting up its sails in the tricolour.
Taipei 101, Taiwan
Taipei’s magnificent skyscraper lit up in the colours of the French flag.
Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Brazil’s iconic symbol lit up in solidity with France.
CN Tower, Toronto
— John Tory (@JohnTory) November 14, 2015
Canada’s tallest building lit up in support of France
The Empire State Building, New York City
— Sputnik (@SputnikInt) November 14, 2015
The Empire State Building went dark at 10pm EST in solidarity with Paris.
London’s Tower Bridge, along with other British landmarks will light up in French colours from sunset this evening.