Statue of Liberty Celebrates Its 125th Anniversary
The Statue of Liberty celebrated its 125th anniversary on October 28, 2011. Lady Liberty was designated as an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark by ASCE and the Société des Ingénieurs et Scientifiques de France in 1985. It includes an internal iron framework supporting the copper that was designed by Alexandre-Gusteve Eiffel. The restoration project prior to the statue's centennial received ASCE's Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award in 1987.