12/15/2011 04:53 pm ET

1 World Trade Center's Beautiful Views (PHOTOS)

Last week, downtown New Yorkers were abuzz, snapping away, as the new World Trade Center glowed in decorative holiday lights that illuminated like a "giant 50-story Christmas tree."

Ever wonder though what it's like to take a photo from high above 1 World Trade?

Wonder no more, as the Port Authority's official WTC Progress Twitter account has bestowed onto us an early holiday gift with some incredible snapshots taken from atop.

Check out the photos below to get a glimpse of how the building sees the rest of this great city: