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WATCH: Empire State Building lights up with red and white siren to honor emergency workers

Posted at 10:53 AM, Mar 31, 2020

NEW YORK — The Empire State Building was lit up Monday night to honor for emergency workers.

The building's signature white lights were replaced with red lights and a white and red siren light to honor all the people on the front lines in the fight against coronavirus.

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At 9 p.m., there was also a music-to-light show synced to New York's iconic theme song, "Empire State of Mind" by Alicia Keys.

The Empire State Building's Twitter account says it will shine with American's heartbeat through the pandemic.